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Assistant Professor of History

Marist College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 30, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Marist College

Assistant Professor of History

Marist College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History. The selected finalist will have specific expertise in African studies and will teach courses specializing in African history and diaspora.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in history or a related field is required. Specifically, Marist College seeks candidates with the ability to teach African history.

Essential Functions:

The Assistant Professor of History is responsible for teaching various undergraduate courses, including First Year Seminar: Myths about Africa, Introduction to African Diaspora Studies, and African Civilizations up to 1800, as well as other history courses that are consistent with academic preparation and emerging needs of the school.  The selected candidate must also maintain a high level of professional activity through research and service. 

Preferred Qualifications:

Robust clinical skills; Experience working in University Counseling Centers or with young adults in clinical settings; Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment; Demonstrated clinical expertise and training experience serving BIPOC and other underrepresented populations, with an understanding of the intersectionality; Familiarity with electronic medical record (e.g., Titanium); Committed self-care practice to maintain resilience.

About the Department and School

Students in the School of Liberal Arts (SLA) enjoy small class sizes, which lead to active mentorship on the part of our faculty, who direct students to opportunities they might never anticipate before coming here. Students perform original research at the FDR Presidential Museum & Library; present their work at national and international conferences; share their expertise with community partners here in Dutchess County; and complete internships in locations as close as Manhattan or Albany, or internationally through programs in the United Kingdom and elsewhere. Through their endless curiosity, hard work, and strategic planning, students--with the help of faculty--prepare themselves to truly make a difference in the world beyond Marist.

At the core of the educational experience at Marist is our distinguished faculty.  Offering both sterling educational credentials and deep professional experience, these talented men and women are deeply dedicated to the education and development of our students.  The members of Marist’s faculty share their knowledge with our students, mentor and encourage them, challenge them to think in new ways, collaborate with them on high-level research, and help them become career-ready.  We hear from countless alumni who reflect back on the significant impact their professors had and continue to have on their lives.  Each and every day, Marist’s faculty prove not only that outstanding teaching and outstanding research can go hand-in-hand, but that great teachers have a lasting impact on their students.

About Marist

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 385 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (10th Best Regional University/North, 5th Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#4 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs.  To learn more, please visit


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Marist College is strongly committed to the principle of diversity and is especially interested in receiving applications from members of ethnic and racial minority groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and persons from other under-represented groups.


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