Concordia College Moorhead, History
Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
The Department of History at Concordia College invites applications for a tenure-eligible appointment in United States History. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant professor and will begin on August 15, 2023. The successful candidate should demonstrate research and teaching expertise in United States History and should be prepared to teach U.S. Survey, Black American History, Historical Methods, and other courses within their area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates with the additional ability to develop courses in Native American History, Latin American History, Constitutional History, Women’s and Gender Studies, and/or Digital Humanities. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence in the liberal arts with an interdisciplinary focus. This appointment will contribute to Concordia’s strategic plan and initiative for integrative learning experiences. See https://www.concordiacollege.edu/about/president/concordia-leads/ Successful candidates will aspire to be part of a diverse community that affirms an abundance of identities, experiences, and perspectives in order to imagine, examine and implement possibilities for individual and communal thriving both inside and outside of the Department of History.
The History Department at Concordia College comprises 4 faculty and serves both History Majors, History Minors, and a variety of cross-disciplinary programs. History faculty are a collegial and dynamic group of people who provide a positive, supportive work atmosphere for each other and for our students. The typical class size of our courses is 12-24 students. Faculty development opportunities are available, including funds that allow for conference presentations and workshops offered regularly throughout the year. Opportunities for collaborative work with colleagues from other disciplines are encouraged and supported. Information about the History Department can be found at: https://www.concordiacollege.edu/academics/programs-of-study/history/
Concordia College is a private four-year liberal arts college of approximately 1,800 undergraduates located in Moorhead (MN)/Fargo (ND), a growing metropolitan area of 250,000 that is known for quality schools, affordable housing, and the nearby Minnesota lakes country. Concordia College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a commitment to excellence through diversity (https://www.concordiacollege.edu/about/president/concordia-leads/excellence-through-diversity/ . A more thorough description of Concordia College and its history can be found at (https://www.concordiacollege.edu/about/).
To apply, submit a cover letter that describes your teaching, research, and service, and how your work would contribute to the development of an intellectual, equitable, and inclusive community in the department and at the college. Additionally, please submit a CV, a statement of your teaching philosophy, and three references. Shortlisted candidates may be asked to supply additional materials at a later date.
- Ph.D. in History (ABDs will be considered)
- Primary specialization in US History with a subfield in Black American History
- Interest in teaching and/or developing courses in either Native American History, Constitutional History, or Digital Humanities.
- Demonstrated interest in supporting the college’s diversity, equity, and inclusion goals through course content and other activities
- Ability to teach/develop courses in Latin American History and Women and Gender Studies.
- Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran’s status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies