Kenyon College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
Assistant Professor of Asian History
The History Department at Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a visiting assistant professor position in the history of Asia, beginning 1 July 2022. Candidates should have expertise in either the Islamicate world or East Asia, and they should be prepared to teach survey courses in one of those fields and upper-level seminars in their area of specialization.
The History Department is comprised of a dozen historians with diverse thematic and geographic specializations, and it values both excellence in undergraduate education and high quality research. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment (July 2022).
Applications should include a cover letter and a CV. Candidates who advance to the interview stage should additionally submit three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses pedagogical inclusion of a diverse student population, and an unofficial graduate school transcript. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 11 and continue until the position is filled.
Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Compensation and Benefits
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applications from members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. Kenyon College has a strong commitment to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Please visit our Diversity at Kenyon website.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies
Islamic History / Studies