Salem College, History and Political Science
Assistant Professor, American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
Salem College, a liberal arts college for women in Winston-Salem, NC, seeks an assistant professor in American history with primary specialization in antebellum America. Position begins August 2014. A Ph.D., teaching experience, and a promising scholarly agenda are required. Teaching responsibilities include the survey of American history to 1877 and upper-level courses in American women’s history and African-American history. The ability to teach one or more of the following would be a plus: public history, the trans-Atlantic world, sub-Saharan Africa and/or Latin America. There will also be opportunities to develop new courses. Faculty are expected to teach interdisciplinary courses in the Salem Signature program. Please send letter of application, vita, copies of graduate transcripts, three letters of reference and a statement of teaching philosophy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic submission is preferred. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Thomas, chair, History Search Committee, Department of History and Political Science, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston Salem, NC 27101. Review of applications begins October 15 and continues until the position is filled. Interviews will be held at the January meeting of the AHA. Salem College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and underrepresented minorities to apply.
Founded in 1772 by Moravian settlers, Salem College is ranked as the oldest women’s institution in the nation by founding date and the 13th oldest college overall by the American Council on Education. It provides a four-year liberal arts experience to a diverse and vibrant undergraduate student body. The student-faculty ratio is 12 to 1, average class size is twelve, and full- and part-time faculty number approximately one hundred. The college operates on a 4-1-4 academic calendar and offers a number of special programs including Women in Science and Mathematics, the Center for Women Writers, the Center for Women in Business, graduate programs in education, and the Fleer Center for Adult Education. Salem’s beautiful 64-acre campus is located in the Old Salem historic district in the heart of Winston-Salem. For more information on Salem College, see www.salem.edu.
Dr. Andrew Thomas, chair, History Search Committee, Department of History and Political Science, Salem College, 601 South Church St., Winston Salem, NC 27101.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies