Roanoke College, History
Assistant Professor, Africa
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
AFRICA: The department of History at Roanoke College seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor. Area of specialization is open. In addition to courses in African history, the successful candidate should also expect to teach courses in Intellectual Inquiry— the College’s new core curriculum—and in World history, and to play a leading role in the College’s Africana Studies concentration. The department encourages applicants with broad interdisciplinary and methodological interests. We require a strong commitment to undergraduate education and teaching experience is preferable. Research and professional development are expected and financially supported through travel funds and internal grants. Candidates should have or be near completion of the Ph.D. by August 2012.
Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students; women and members of under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.
Please send graduate transcripts, letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to African Search Committee, Department of History, Roanoke College, 221 College Lane, Salem VA 24153-3794. Review of applications will begin 1 December 2011, and selected candidates will be interviewed at the American Historical Association’s annual meeting in January in Chicago.
African Search Committee
Department of History
221 College Lane
Salem VA 24153-3794
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
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