Amherst College, History
Assistant Professor – American Women’s History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of History at Amherst College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in American women’s history before 1848. We welcome candidates from a range of methodological approaches and teaching interests within women’s history. We are especially interested in candidates who can teach courses in women's history broadly conceived and in the Revolutionary/Constitutional period.
Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. Successful candidates will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in working in a department in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching and mentoring of students is essential. Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand or all requirements for the degree fulfilled by the start of the appointment.
Candidates should submit electronically to http://apply.interfolio.com/29937 a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, a writing sample, and syllabi for two proposed courses. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration.
Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college for men and women, with 1,800 students and more than 200 faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College consortium.
Tracie Rubeck, Ph.D.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality