Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
Bard College at Simon’s Rock invites applications for a full-time assistant professor, beginning Fall 2016, in 19th century U.S. history. We seek candidates whose work treats U.S. history in a transnational perspective. Areas of specialization might include immigration, U.S. foreign policy, international trade, or other topics that emphasize the interconnectedness of the U.S. with other nations and cultures. In addition to teaching courses in the area of specialization, the successful candidate will have the capacity to teach a range of courses in other periods of U.S. history, including the complete survey. We are looking for an experienced and innovative teacher/scholar. Interest in historiography and historical methods is desirable. Ph.D. at time of application is required. Teaching load is 3/3 and includes one course in our general education Seminar sequence.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is the only four-year college in the US specifically designed to allow bright, highly motivated adolescents to begin college immediately after the tenth or eleventh grade. Full-time faculty course load is 3/3 and the student-faculty ratio is below 9:1. The College has recently launched a new program, Bard Academy; interest and ability to teach in this program is desirable.
In all hires Simon’s Rock seeks to increase the diverse perspectives of its faculty and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. This is an affirmative action, equal opportunity position. Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check. Applicants are asked to apply at https://simons-rock.slideroom.com with a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interest, and three references. Deadline for applications is January 31, 2016.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies