Oberlin College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor: U.S. History Since the 1930s
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
The Department of History at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning first semester of the 2012-13 academic year, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.
The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of the history of the United States forward from the Great Depression, including courses at the entry, intermediate, and advanced levels. Desired subfields include, but are not limited to: political history, the history of foreign policy, intellectual history, and the history of women and gender.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by first semester of the 2012-13 academic year). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
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Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.
Oberlin was the first coeducational institution to grant bachelor's degrees to women and historically has been a leader in the education of African-Americans; the college was also among the first to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty in all respects.
To be assured of consideration, send the following (hard copy or Interfolio only): letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference.* Materials should be sent to Leonard V. Smith, Chair, Department of History, Oberlin College, 10 North Professor Street, Rice Hall 317, Oberlin, OH, 44074 by March 1, 2012. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
*By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Intellectual History
Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality