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Assistant Professor Position, African American History before 1830, History Department

Middlebury College
Vermont, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 19, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor Position, African American History before 1830, History Department
Middlebury College

The Department of History at Middlebury College invites applications for an assistant professorship in African American history before 1830, to begin Fall 2021. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to teach a variety of pre-1830 courses of their own design as well as chronologically broader courses including a survey of African American history. Expected teaching load will include 2 courses each fall and spring term, as well as a 4-week winter term course in alternating years, with an overall average of 90 students/year. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant new Black Studies Program and the First Year Seminar Program. The position is open to applicants who will complete the PhD no later than September 2021. Consideration of applications will begin on December 7, 2020, with preliminary online interviews in January 2021.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. More information about living and working in the Middlebury area can be found at

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio submit: 1. a letter of application addressed to the History Department Search Committee that addresses your philosophical approach to teaching, your interests and your goals as an educator. The letter should also explain your scholarly agenda; 2. graduate transcripts; 3. A one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion; 4. curriculum vitae; 5. three letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks to teaching experience and ability. To apply for this position, go to Applications will be accepted beginning immediately and all application materials must be received by December 7, 2020.

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