Connecticut College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor, African History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Africa: Connecticut College invites applications for a oneyear visiting position in the History Department to teach three courses in the fall and three courses in the spring. All specializations in African history from pre colonial to modern will be considered. 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 vitality 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 institutionwide advancement of diversity.
We value the contributions visitors bring to our community and encourage their active engagement with their departments and all aspects of campus life during the course of their assignment. Visiting faculty are initially participating members of the faulty 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/29356 by May 7, 2015. Please direct any questions to Professor David Canton, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Connecticut College, email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on May 8, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies