Reed College, History
Tenure-Track Position in U.S. History and Environmental Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Oregon, United States|
The History Department of Reed College invites applications for a tenure-track position in U.S. History and Environmental Studies. Teaching responsibilities include two to three environmental history courses per year, and additional American history courses in the candidate's other areas of interest. The candidate will periodically teach in an interdisciplinary, team-taught course in Reed's Environmental Studies program. Information about the ES program is available at: http://academic.reed.edu/es. Teaching responsibilities also include advising yearlong senior theses in History and History/ES.
We encourage applications from candidates with interests in one or more of the following, in addition to environmental history: Native American history, American West, Environmental Inequalities, Transnational Studies and Borderlands, and History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.
Reed College is a small, distinguished undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum, committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Reed believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program. We would welcome in your application materials a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you might engage and sustain the principles articulated in Reed College's diversity statement: http://www.reed.edu/diversity.
Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by August 2014. We expect to make the appointment at the Assistant Professor level but will consider applications from more senior candidates. Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference to Professor Jacqueline Dirks, Chair, Tenure-Track Search in US History/Environmental Studies at: https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/23041 by November 1, 2013. If letters of reference must be sent in hard copy, please submit to Prof. Jacqueline Dirks, Chair, U.S. History/Environmental Studies Search, c/o Karin Purdy, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland OR 97202. Any other search related questions should also be directed to Professor Dirks at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by November 1, 2013. The Search Committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the AHA Convention in Washington, D.C. in January 2014, and requests that candidates be prepared to interview beginning on Thursday, January 2.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from underrepresented groups.
Professor Jacqueline Dirks, Chair, Tenure-Track Search in US History/Environmental Studies
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies