Smith College, History
Mellon Visiting Assistant Professor in History and Public Discourse
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at Smith College invites applications for a one-year, benefits eligible position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2022. The field of specialization is open. Successful candidates should be prepared to engage actively with diverse students across the liberal arts.
Teaching responsibilities for this position include five courses per year: a writing-intensive first-year seminar and four other writing-attentive courses with a public writing component in the History Department; at least two of these courses will be team-taught. Which courses the candidate teaches will depend upon the candidate’s field of specialization and the needs of the department. Candidates should have a strong foundation in teaching history in their field as well as writing for a general public audience. A Ph.D. in History or a relevant field is expected by the time of appointment. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. Smith College offers opportunities to foster faculty success at every career stage, such as those listed here: https://www.smith.edu/about-smith/provost/faculty-development. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges. Details about the Department of History may be found at https://www.smith.edu/academics/history.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/100752 with a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity/inclusion statement, and the contact information for three confidential references. Finalists may be asked for additional materials. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Ahlman, search chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, staff, faculty, and administration are crucial to the mission and values of Smith College. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or veteran status in the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, historically underrepresented minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||South Asian History / Studies