NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
Albright College seeks a visiting NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities for the 2014-2015 academic year, with option to extend through the 2015-2016 academic year. Applicants must come from one of the humanities disciplines (history, religious studies, philosophy, literature in any language) with a focus on New World migrations, and generally on migration/immigration/transnational studies. The College is developing curriculum in migration studies that reflect and respond to the complex histories of immigration in its region, focusing on the current Hispanic and Caribbean density and migration.
Rank is open, and junior scholars are welcome to apply. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and have a record of scholarship with a critical focus on migration, immigration and/or transnational studies. Evidence of successful teaching also will be considered.
Responsibilities for the position include facilitating conversations regarding curricular and grant development in the field of migration/immigration/transnational studies, emphasizing connections to the local Latino community, teaching at least one course per year in related areas, providing at least one public lecture per semester, and being available to guest lecture in other courses. Funding for professional development and research is available.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; applications received by February 15, 2014 will receive full consideration. Send letter of application, CV, representative scholarship evidence and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Albright College is a liberal arts institution of approximately 1700 students located in Reading, PA, within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Additional information is available at www.albright.edu. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
German History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology
Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies
World History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies