Grinnell College, History
Assistant Professor of History, 1-year term
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Iowa, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Instructor|
GRINNELL COLLEGE. One-year leave replacement position in Non-Western History with preferred specialization in any period of East Asian History, starting Fall 2013. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college. The College's curriculum is founded on a strong advising system and close student-faculty interaction, with few college-wide requirements beyond the completion of a major. Within the College, the History Department plays a key role instructing both majors and non-majors in writing, evidence-based argumentation, textual analysis, and research. The teaching schedule of five courses over two semesters will include courses in the area of the candidate’s specialization and a research seminar in which students write historical essays based on primary source materials.
In letters of application, candidates should discuss their interest in developing as a teacher and scholar in an undergraduate, liberal-arts college that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction. They also should discuss what they can contribute to efforts to cultivate a wide diversity of people and perspectives, a core value of Grinnell College. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by February 15, 2013.
Please submit applications online by visiting our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), chapter- or article-length writing sample, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Matthew Johnson at [HistorySearch3@grinnell.edu] or 641-269-4628.
Grinnell College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, religion, creed, disability or veteran status. For further information about Grinnell College, see our website at http://www.grinnell.edu.
Professor Matthew Johnson
|Primary Category:||East Asian History / Studies