Connecticut College, History
Visiting One-Year Professor of African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
Africa: Connecticut College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the History Department to teach two courses in the fall and three courses in the spring. All specializations in African history from pre-colonial to modern will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who place their scholarship and teaching within a transnational context and demonstrate connections between Africa and the rest of the world as well as those who work on gender and sexuality studies. Responsibilities include a one-semester Introduction to African history, intermediate courses, and upper-level courses in his/her area of specialty. Ph.D. in History at time of appointment preferred; ABD in History is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching and research relative to experience, as well as an awareness of the importance of diversity in education.
Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitally and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.
We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagements with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their assignment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faculty and voting members in their second and subsequent years; their presence is welcome at all faculty meetings.
Application letter, C.V., sample syllabi, and at least two letters of reference must
be submitted electronically to: apply.interfolio.com/24626
Please direct any questions to Professor James Downs, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Av., New London, CT, 06320-4199. Review of applications will begin on April 8, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Please direct any questions to Professor James Downs, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Av., New London, CT, 06320-4199. firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies