College of Wooster, History
African History, Visiting Assistant Professor, 1-year
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
The Department of History at The College of Wooster invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship in African history beginning August 2019. While we welcome candidates with expertise in all areas of African history, we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach undergraduate courses in the following areas: Youth and Eduation, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality History, and Religion. The successful candidate will teach survey courses in Africa and courses in their field of expertise. They will also supervise undergraduate research in the Independent Study Program, the College’s program of faculty-mentored undergraduate research. PhD expected by August 2109; advanced ABD will be considered. The College’s student population is 21% domestic students of color and 15% international students. All applicants must demonstrate a promise of excellence in working with students from diverse backgrounds.
PhD preferred; advanced ABD will be considered.
To apply, upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research program, a diversity statement, and three letters of reference to http://apply.interfolio.com/58450. The diversity statement should speak to the candidate’s ability to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus and in the broader community. Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply.” Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2019.
The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug- free workplace.
Ibra Sene, Associate Professor of History
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies