Hamilton College, History
Assistant Professor of Environmental History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
The History Department at Hamilton College, a highly-selective, four-year, undergraduate liberal arts college located in central New York state, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in environmental history. The department is especially interested in applicants whose work engages decolonial methodologies, indigenous forms of knowledge production, and the perspectives of the Global South, particularly of Africa and Latin America.
The new hire will be expected to teach both lower- and upper-division history courses in their area of specialization, significantly contribute to the Environmental Studies program on an annual basis, and build curricular bridges to other departments, whether in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, or arts. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment. Ph.D in History, Environmental Studies, or related fields required. The position requires institutional service including academic advising of undergraduate students after the first year.
Hamilton’s history department is a group of active scholars and teachers who work closely with students to offer them hands-on training in writing and research. We value teaching as an integral component of scholarship. We publish and engage in leadership service in our fields. For further information, see https://my.hamilton.edu/academics/departments/History
Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D are preferred. The teaching load for this position is four courses during the first year and five courses thereafter. The expected salary range for this position is $88,000 to $94,100. Candidates should submit cover letter and cv via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/129448. Questions regarding the search may be directed to Lisa Trivedi, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com. Our review of applications will begin on September 23, 2023.
Hamilton College is a residential liberal arts college located in central New York. The College has built its reputation on the teaching excellence and leading scholarship of its faculty, and on the academic distinction and intellectual curiosity of its approximately 2000 students who take advantage of Hamilton’s open curriculum (https://www.hamilton.edu/academics/open-curriculum). Please visit the college website for more information (www.hamilton.edu). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to building an inclusive and diverse learning community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and excel. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education to apply. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits.
Lisa Trivedi, Search Chair
|Primary Category:||Environmental History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies