Reed College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor of U.S. History & Environmental Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Oregon, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The History Department of Reed College invites applications for a one-year appointment as visiting assistant professor in U.S. History and Environmental Studies for the 2016-17 academic year. The position carries a 3-2 teaching load over two semesters, including at least three environmental history courses. Teaching responsibilities also include advising yearlong senior theses in History and ES-History, and participating more broadly in Reed’s Environmental Studies Program. Information about the ES program is available at: http://academic.reed.edu/es.
We encourage applications from candidates with interests in one or more of the following, in addition to environmental history: Native American history, American West, Environmental Inequalities, Transnational Studies and Borderlands, Urban History and History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.
Reed College is a small, distinguished undergraduate institution with a strong liberal arts curriculum, committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship. Reed believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program. We would welcome in your application materials a description of how, as a scholar, teacher, or community member, you might engage and sustain the principles articulated in Reed College's diversity statement: http://www.reed.edu/diversity.
Applicants should have the Ph.D. in hand by August 2016. Please send a cover letter, CV, and three letters of reference to Mary Ashburn Miller, Chair, VAP Search in US History/Environmental Studies at http://apply.interfolio.com/32013 by November 9, 2015. If letters of reference must be sent in hard copy, please submit to Mary Ashburn Miller, Chair, U.S. History/Environmental Studies Search, c/o Karin Purdy, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland OR 97202. Any other search related questions should also be directed to Professor Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by November 9, 2015. The Search Committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the AHA Convention in Atlanta in January 2016.
Mary Ashburn Miller
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies