Knox College, History
Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor, Atlantic World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at Knox College invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of History in the Atlantic World to begin September 1, 2018, with possibility of renewal. Candidates should be able to offer courses in colonial North American history and West African history. The successful candidate will teach introductory and intermediate courses in North American and West African history, and possibly an upper-level research course based upon the candidate’s area of expertise. Other teaching responsibilities will depend upon the candidate’s specialties. The College has three academic terms per year, with a teaching load of two courses per term.
All candidates should have experience in or a commitment to working with diverse populations of students. This position speaks to the global approach to history that is a core principle of the department. It also makes a vital contribution to our commitment to interdisciplinary cooperation, allowing the department to maintain connections with other campus programs, particularly Africana Studies and Gender and Women’s Studies.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in history or related field expected; exceptional ABD candidates considered.
Please submit a cover letter addressing your research agenda and undergraduate liberal arts teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching potential (including sample syllabi for existing or future courses), and three letters of recommendation (or placement dossier) to firstname.lastname@example.org. PDF format preferred.
Review of applications will begin April 9 and continue until the position is filled.
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Prof. Cate Denial
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
American History / Studies