Young Harris College, History & Religious Studies
Assistant Professor - Atlantic World
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The Department of History and Religious Studies is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History with a focus on the Atlantic World beginning August 1, 2022. In keeping with the department’s increasing focus on interdisciplinary studies and global history, the candidate’s research and teaching interests should speak to global contexts and demonstrate the ability to provide a comparative perspective of the intersection among Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The Department is open to expertise in all themes, including (but not exclusively) histories of race, gender, and sexuality, and histories of trans-Atlantic slavery, migration, religion, trade, and empire. Additional credentials in philosophy and/or religious studies are preferred but not mandatory. Candidates must possess a PhD in History or a related field that demonstrates expertise of the Atlantic World by the time of appointment.
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, three confidential letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy. The candidate selected for the position will be required to provide official transcripts prior to appointment. The selected candidate must also successfully pass a background check.
Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional information that applicants wish to submit can be sent electronically to HumanResources@yhc.edu or by mail to Human Resources Director, ATTN: Assistant Professor of History Position, Young Harris College, P.O. Box 68, Young Harris, GA 30582. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Black History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Religious Studies and Theology