Visiting Assistant Professor of African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History and the African and African American Studies Program at Earlham College seek applicants for a visiting assistant professor of African American History who are well grounded in the epistemologies and ontologies of the Black experience. We invite candidates who study any time period of U.S. history, and whose work uses regional, hemispheric, and/or transnational geographic frameworks. A successful candidate will have experience teaching history courses and a research agenda that involves historical methods. While Ph.D.s and ABDs in the discipline of History are preferred, we also welcome Ph.D.s and ABDs in Ethnic Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, American Studies, and other related interdisciplinary fields to apply. The teaching load is 2-3, and the pay is competitive with VAP positions at selective liberal arts colleges. The position is renewable for up to three years.
Please submit your application in a single electronic file.
- Cover letter
- 30-page writing sample
- 300-500-word statement on how you would contribute to Earlham’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Contact information for three references
Review of applications will begin 02/15/2022 and will continue until the position is filled. All materials should be submitted to the Earlham College Human Resources Office at: HR@earlham.edu, please CC Ryan Murphy, Associate Professor of History, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies