Monmouth College, History
Assistant Professor, United States History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Illinois, United States|
Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college located in western Illinois, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of History, with a focus on United States History. The appointment is to begin August 2020.
We seek applicants whose research and teaching adopt a comparative and/or global approach to United States History. While all areas of specialization will be considered, we are especially interested in candidates whose work intersects with the histories of underrepresented and marginalized groups in the United States, including African American Studies, Gender and Women’s History, and American Indian Studies. Candidates who can contribute to our department’s public history track are encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in History (with completion date of August 1, 2020 or before) is required.
Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Following the adoption and implementation of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary general education curriculum and the continuation of a bold strategic plan titled “Think Anew, Act Anew,” the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges. Monmouth is again in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for National Liberal Arts Colleges, is ranked 70th out of 240 schools in the “National Universities – Liberal Arts” category by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students. The College’s mission statement can be found here: https://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/about/mission-statement.aspx
Candidates must be fully committed to liberal arts education and to excellence in teaching and student advising. Successful candidates will be able to teach the U.S history survey sequence, history seminars, upper-level research courses, and general education courses offered in Monmouth College’s Integrated Studies Program. (https://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/academics/integrated-studies/)
The History Department at Monmouth College is particularly interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusivity of our community through teaching, research and service.
Applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include: 1) a cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) statement of research; 4) statement of teaching philosophy; 5) a contribution to diversity statement that includes a discussion of how you approach diversity in the classroom; and 6) a list of three references. Letters of reference are not required at this time. Once the search committee has determined the short list of candidates, the search committee chair will request letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2019. Please note that late applications will not be considered.
For further information or questions, please contact Amy de Farias, Search Committee Chair and Chair of the History Department at: email@example.com
Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.
Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law.
Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students.
Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy.
Title IX Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level)
Any inquiries regarding Title VI or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title VI Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title VI and this policy.
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) (309)457-2272
Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for additional information.
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Applications must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information or questions, please contact Amy de Farias, Search Committee Chair and Chair of the History Department at: email@example.com
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies