Mount Holyoke College, History
Assistant Professor of Native American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Department of History at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Native American history to begin Fall 2023, geographic region open. Strong preference for a beginning assistant professor. Areas of specialization may include environmental history and traditional ecological knowledge, material culture, Indigenous epistemologies, political systems and governance, colonization, disease, intercultural relations, women and gender, Atlantic or Pacific worlds, Indigenous borderlands. The successful candidate will contribute courses in North American history and participate in a vibrant Five College Native American and Indigenous Studies intellectual community. We seek candidates with a demonstrated record of authentic engagement with Native American and Indigenous communities. This position is part of a Five-College cluster hire in Native American and Indigenous Studies.
Mount Holyoke College is a member of the Five College Consortium, whose campuses (Hampshire, Amherst, Smith, Mount Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst) are undertaking significant efforts aimed at expanding academic offerings in Native American and Indigenous Studies, and embedding Native and Indigenous epistemologies, methods, and content across the curriculum. This work includes curriculum development, faculty hiring, and student engagement, supported in part by generous funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional information on Five College NAIS is available at: https://www.fivecolleges.edu/natam
Please submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, sample syllabuses of a Native American history survey course and a course in your field of specialization, a short writing sample, and statements covering (1) research interests, (2) teaching philosophy, (3) the mentoring of a diverse student body. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Review of applications to begin September 23, 2022. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. Electronic prompts to referees will be generated automatically after the completed application has been submitted. Instructions and application portal are found here.
|Primary Category:||Native American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies