Assistant Professor of U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF U.S. HISTORY
Centre College invites applications for a tenure track assistant professorship in U.S. history, specializing in the period 1865-1945, to begin in the fall of 2012. The successful candidate will be able to teach upper division U.S. history courses and U.S. history survey courses. The preferred candidate will also be able to develop an environmental history course. There will also be opportunities for the candidate to develop upper division courses in areas of his or her own expertise. A Ph.D., or strong evidence that the degree will be completed before the appointment begins, is required.
Centre College is a highly selective liberal arts college of 1,300 students, listed by U.S. News in the top fifty liberal arts colleges in the nation. Classes are small and academic standards are high. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a small town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty of teachers/scholars. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu.
To apply, please submit by post (no email applications): letter of application, materials demonstrating teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, CV, and transcripts to: Dean Stephanie Fabritius, Centre College, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville, KY 40422. The letter of application must include a statement addressing the candidate’s experience and goals as a teacher/scholar in the liberal arts model. Review of applications will begin October 10, 2011. Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies