Oberlin College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian/Soviet History
|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 1 year, beginning first semester of the 2013-14 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 Russian and Soviet History, including a two-semester survey class, one or two intermediate-level classes and at least one advanced class in her/his area of specialization. Desired subfields include, but are not limited to: nationalities and borderlands; Stalinism; early modern Russia).
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2013-14. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
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.
For more information on the Oberlin History Department, see:
To be assured of consideration, send the following (hard copy only): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference* to Leonard V. Smith, Chair, History Department, 10 N. Professor Street, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by April 1, 2013. 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.