Amherst College, History
Assistant Professor/America and the World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
AMERICA AND THE WORLD
The Department of History at Amherst College invites applications for a tenure-track position in “America and the World” at the Assistant Professor level. We welcome applications from candidates whose work includes the history of the international relations of the United States in the Twentieth Century. 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 its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose research draws from archives within and outside the United States and whose teaching approaches foreign affairs from a global or comparative context. We seek a colleague with equally strong commitments to scholarship and to teaching a diverse undergraduate student body. The teaching load is two courses per semester. Candidates should also be prepared to advise seniors on thesis projects and to participate in the life of the college. Candidates must have the Ph.D. degree in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and syllabi for two proposed courses to: Search Committee, Department of History, P.O Box 2254, Amherst College, Amherst MA 01002-5000. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by that date will be assured of full consideration. Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,700 students and 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium. Candidates should have an equally strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context, and to a well-articulated plan for sustained research.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Diplomacy and International Relations