Assistant Professor, Medieval Europe or Europe and the Mediterranean (ca. 300-1400)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Historian of Medieval Europe
Amherst and Mount Holyoke Colleges
Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College seek a historian of Medieval Europe or Europe and the Mediterranean (ca. 300-1400) for a shared entry-level, tenure-track appointment as Five College Assistant Professor of History to begin 2010-2011. The area of specialization is open, but Mount Holyokes History Department already has a specialist in late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Based at Amherst College, the occupant of this position will be a member of the faculties of Amherst College and Mount Holyoke College with primary teaching responsibilities shared between the two institutions. These responsibilities will include teaching two courses per semester in medieval history and (periodically) in departmental courses and advising students interested in undertaking independent work in the subject. All requirements for the Ph.D. must be completed by time of appointment. The successful candidate for this position will have some teaching experience and a strong commitment to combining undergraduate teaching with an ongoing program of research and publication.
Candidates should submit a letter of application describing teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi for undergraduate courses, and a sample of written work (that, ideally, is no longer than 30 pages in length -- an article or chapter, e.g.). Candidates should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to the Search Committee. All application materials should be sent to the Chair, Search Committee in Medieval History, Department of History, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002-5000. Review of materials will begin November 20, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled.
Amherst College is an undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,600 students and 200 faculty members. Mount Holyoke College is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,000 students and 200 faculty. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst and Mount Holyoke participate with Hampshire and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium.
Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The College is committed to enriching the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff to ensure that full participation and inclusion are an integral part of the culture of the institution.
Chair, Search Committee in Medieval History
|Primary Category:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||European History / Studies