Dickinson College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor, Environmental History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at Dickinson College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Environmental History, beginning August 2021. We are particularly interested in scholars working on environmental racism and environmental justice and/or agriculture and food sovereignty. Applicants should be prepared to teach a five-course load (2-3) for the academic year, to include two sections of an environmental history survey, and three topics courses of the candidate’s choosing. In their materials, candidates are strongly encouraged to address their experiences employing innovative and inclusive practices in their pedagogy and scholarship.
Dickinson College is a highly selective four-year, independent liberal arts college with 2300 students. It is located 20 minutes west of Harrisburg and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC and Philadelphia. It has a working farm, which professors often use in their teaching, and regularly receives the first or second spot in the national rankings for baccalaureate institutions from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. While the position is in history, Dickinson has a leading environmental studies program which will offer further community.
Visiting Professors have access to a moving stipend and funds for research and travel to conferences. The history department will also offer mentoring to the successful candidate as they navigate research, teaching, and the job market.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons. Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically via https://jobs.dickinson.edu. Complete applications will include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a sample syllabus and must be submitted by Feb 15th, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt of each applicant’s complete materials. Letters of recommendation will be requested from candidates in later stages. If candidates have questions, they should contact the History Department chair, Emily Pawley, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professor Emily Pawley, Department Chair, History, Dickinson College
|Primary Category:||Environmental History / Studies