Albion College, History
Assistant Professor of History, Global History/Africa
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
The History Department at Albion College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in global history with specializations in Africa and the Global South, to begin August 2022. The ability to teach transnational, gender, science/medical, and/or environmental topics is highly welcomed.
Albion College is an anti-racist institution. This position will actively promote diversity, belonging and equity through critical and compassionate communication and strategic outreach efforts to various students, faculty and staff (e.g., historically underrepresented, first-generation, undocumented and DACA students, LGBTQ students). We particularly welcome applications from candidates who can address the needs of a diverse student body and contribute to building a more diverse and equitable college community, including through the use of inclusive pedagogies.
Teaching responsibilities include an introductory survey in African history as well as mid-level and advanced courses on the Global South and other topics of the instructor’s choosing. The course load is 3/3, with one course every year contributing to an interdisciplinary program such as a First Year Seminar (FYS) or the Honors Program.
Ph.D. in hand is preferred, but candidates in the final stages of completing the dissertation will be considered. Albion is dedicated to the highest quality in undergraduate education led by our teacher-scholar faculty. Our teacher-scholar model creates a vibrant community that cherishes faculty and student relationships and faculty scholarly contributions. We seek applicants with a passion for dynamic teaching, committed mentorship of students, and the liberal arts.
Albion College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1,500 students. It is situated in a culturally diverse community in south-central Michigan within an hour's drive of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Western Michigan University.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2021. For consideration, candidates must submit applications to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/91271. A complete application consists of:
- Cover letter
- Current CV
- Please include a statement explaining how you foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in your classroom and on campus through your teaching, research and/or service.
- Course evaluations, sample syllabi, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Writing sample or recent publication
- Three letters of recommendation, uploaded directly to Interfolio by references
Questions may be directed to Dr. Joseph Ho, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Dr. Joseph Ho (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Committee Chair
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History
Black History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Early Modern History and Period Studies
Environmental History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Islamic History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies
World History / Studies
Race / Ethnic Studies