Saint Olaf College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty, Visiting Assistant Professor|
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
- Northfield, Minnesota, United States, 55057
- Faculty Full-time
The Department of History at St. Olaf College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position in History at the Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor level to begin August 2023.
We welcome applicants with specializations in Middle East, Latin America, Jewish diaspora, South Asia and/or Public History. The successful applicant will teach six undergraduate courses per year, including introductory surveys and mid-level courses. Candidates able to teach courses within their fields on race and ethnicity, indigenous peoples, gender, disability, empire and postcolonialism, and environmental topics are especially encouraged to apply.
Teaching experience and Ph.D. at time of appointment are preferred.
About the Department:
For more information about the department, visit wp.stolaf.edu/history.
At St. Olaf College, we are committed to equity and inclusion. We strive to be a campus of welcome where students, faculty, and staff thrive by bringing their full humanity—gender identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, national origin, socioeconomic class, disability, religion, spirituality, and age—to the Hill each day. Our goal is to generate conversations and processes that over time create greater clarity, transparency, trust, cooperation, consensus, respect, and measurable outcomes. Practices that support this goal include listening, cultivating a growth mindset, respecting those with different views, being informed by data, and understanding that the work is ongoing, collaborative, organic, and ever evolving. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
How to Apply:
A complete application includes:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Unofficial graduate transcripts
4. Evidence of Teaching Excellence, specifically course evaluations (if available)
5. Diversity Statement
6. The contact information for three professional references who can speak to your abilities in teaching and scholarship
Review of applications will begin on March 28 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position, department, or college may be directed to Anna Kuxhausen, Department Chair, at email@example.com.
Who We Are:
Founded in 1874, St. Olaf College is a residential, coeducational liberal arts college with approximately 3,000 students and 800 faculty and staff employees. The college is located on a picturesque 300-acre campus in Northfield, Minnesota, a vibrant, restored, historic river town of 20,000 located 45 minutes south of culturally rich and diverse Minneapolis and St. Paul.
The college offers an academically rigorous, nationally ranked liberal arts education that fosters the development of the whole person in mind, body, and spirit and emphasizes learning in an inclusive and globally engaged community. We encourage applications from candidates committed to multicultural understanding and the enrichment of our diverse community.
The college offers a comprehensive benefits package including a 9% company retirement match, company monthly contributions to a retirement healthcare account, company contributions to eligible employee’s health savings account, significant tuition discount (up to 80% off) at ACM and ELCA colleges and universities for employee’s children, and generous paid time off. For a full review of benefit offerings, see the summary of the benefits program here: https://wp.stolaf.edu/hr/benefits/
To provide a safe and secure educational environment, St. Olaf College verifies the accuracy of all credentials presented by applicants and conducts a criminal background check on every new hire.
A link to our DEI page: https://wp.stolaf.edu/equity-inclusion/
A virtual campus tour: https://www.stolaf.edu/multimedia/play/?p=483
An overview of Northfield: https://wp.stolaf.edu/admissions/visit/northfield/
An overview of the Twin Cities: https://wp.stolaf.edu/admissions/visit/twincities/
The college strongly recommends that incoming students and new employees complete the primary COVID vaccine series before beginning their studies or work on campus, and that all members of our campus community remain up to date with COVID vaccines, per CDC guidance.
St. Olaf College is an equal employment opportunity and voluntary affirmative action employer. The College is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our community. With regard to its hiring and employment practices, the College prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment based upon an individual’s legally protected status including race, color, creed, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, or status with regard to public assistance.
For Staff Application Assistance:
For Faculty Application Assistance:
Title IX Contact Information:
Pamela McDowell, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator
1520 St. Olaf Avenue, Tomson Hall 180
Northfield, MN 55057
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|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
Jewish History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies