Ripon College, History
Visiting Instructor/Professor of History (one-year appointment)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The faculty at Ripon College, are a talented and dynamic group of teacher-scholars who work closely with a diverse student population on capstone and undergraduate research projects, and participate in interdisciplinary collaboration with one another on scholarship and creative activity. The faculty benefit from wide-ranging opportunities for support including curriculum development grants, travel grants, scholarly/artistic grants, and colleague teaching grants. Successful applicants for faculty positions at Ripon College will join a group of teacher-scholars who embrace the standards of social justice; value the principles of equity and inclusion; and seek to foster and facilitate student achievement at all levels.
The Ripon College Department of History invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in World History beginning August 2022. The area of specialization is open to all geographical fields outside of the United States, and all time periods prior to 1900. Candidates’ expertise should complement the interests of faculty members in the Department of History. We particularly welcome applicants with geographical expertise in the history of Africa, Asia, or the Islamic world, or a temporal focus on ancient, medieval, or early modern history.
The teaching load is three classes per semester. Courses to be covered include HIS 281 World History I and HIS 282 World History II. The ability to teach a first-year writing seminar is preferred. Additional courses will be based on the candidate’s expertise. Ph.D. or ABD status in History is required, and previous teaching experience is preferred.
Review of applications will begin January 24, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Ripon College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including, for example, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, other Pacific Islanders, first generation college students, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, and leadership in the academy.
At Ripon College, the health and safety of our employees, students and contractors is our number one priority. Upon hire, please plan on either showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson and Johnson or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) or plan on being part of weekly (every seven days) COVID-19 surveillance testing, with a negative result. Masks are also presently required on campus.
Ripon College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and adheres to non-discriminatory policies in employment and student enrollment. Ripon College is an equal-opportunity employer. http://www.ripon.edu.
Interested applicants should send: (1) a cover letter that includes proposed courses to be taught at Ripon, (2) a CV, (3) the names and contact information for three references, and (4) a two-page teaching statement that includes a brief explanation of the candidate’s teaching philosophy and examples of pedagogical techniques used. Materials should be submitted to: email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies