Rhodes College, History
History of Gender and Sexuality
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Tennessee, United States|
The Department of History at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of gender and sexuality at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2017. The Department invites candidates who can contribute to the goal of diversifying our faculty. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the College’s interdisciplinary programs in Gender and Sexuality Studies and the general education program The Search for Values. The Department especially welcomes interests in such areas as queer history, urban history, history of medicine and/or public health, African or Africana Studies, or environmental studies. In addition, the Department seeks applicants who can supplement the geographical and/or chronological diversity of current course offerings. The standard teaching load is 5 courses per academic year. Qualifications: Ph.D. in History in hand or expected by August 1, 2017. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in undergraduate teaching, an active research agenda and publication plan, and a commitment to service in the department and the College. For more information, please consult the department's website: rhodes.edu/history or contact department chair Prof. Jeff Jackson.
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.
Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity (http://handbook.rhodes.edu/diversity) in the workforce.
Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities. http://www.rhodes.edu/content/our-city.
Please apply online at jobs.rhodes.edu; only online applications will be accepted. A complete application includes a cover letter, a CV, and three letters of recommendation. Please address in your cover letter your interest in teaching at a liberal arts college and how your experiences with teaching, scholarship, and/or service might contribute to a college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values. Review of completed applications will begin on December 12 and continue until the position is filled. The online application system will solicit letters of recommendation electronically from the candidate’s recommenders once their contact information has been entered by the candidate and the search committee requests them. Background checks are required before candidates can be brought to campus for interviews.
Prof. Jeff Jackson, Department Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||Women, Gender, and Sexuality
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Urban History / Studies
World History / Studies