Oberlin College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor: American History Before 1877
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time non-continuing faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year, beginning first semester of the 2014-15 academic year, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor.
The incumbent will teach a total of five courses in the general area of American History before the end of Reconstruction. Specific courses include a one-semester survey of American History to 1866, one or two intermediate classes, and at least one advanced class in the candidate’s area of specialization. Subfields open.
Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree (in hand or expected by August 2014). Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.
For more information on the Oberlin History Department, see: http://new.oberlin.edu/arts-and-sciences/departments/history/
To be assured of consideration, send the following (hard copy or Interfolio only): letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference.* Materials should be should be sent to: Leonard V. Smith, Chair, Department of History, Oberlin College, Rice 317, 10 North Professor Street, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by May 1, 2014. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. *By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.
Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.
Oberlin was the first coeducational institution to grant bachelor's degrees to women and historically has been a leader in the education of African Americans; the College was also among the first to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty in all respects.
Leonard V. Smith,
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies