Assistant Professor of History
Medaille University invites applicants for an Assistant Professor of History with an emphasis in American ethnic history. Courses this position will be responsible for include American Ethnic History, African American History, and early American History. There will also be opportunities to teach a course on the history of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, as well as courses in the Honors program. This is a 10-month position with teaching responsibilities beginning annually August 15 and ending June 15. The successful candidate will serve as the Program Director for the International Studies major and become part of the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies Faculty. Candidates should have experience and passion for working with first-generation and students of color; we need educators dedicated to closing equity gaps and employing culturally relevant pedagogies in the classroom. Candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. To be considered you must have a PhD in hand by August 15, 2023. This is a one year position with the possibility for tenure-track the following year.
Medaille University seeks to hire faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, student success, and civic engagement and who understand the educational benefits of ethnic and racial diversity in the campus community. The candidate will demonstrate openness to social justice and an interest in working with diverse populations.
Medaille University is a growing, private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution of higher education in Buffalo, New York, serving the educational needs of a diverse student body in Western New York and Southern Ontario through a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs (www.medaille.edu). We value diversity, equity, and inclusion and are eager to welcome a new colleague who shares those values
Please forward a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for at least three professional references electronically to Barbara Bilotta, Director of Human Resources, Medaille University, via www.medaille.edu/jobs. Review of applications received by November 30, 2022 are assured full consideration. The position is open until filled. No phone calls please.
Medaille University invites applications from all qualified applicants. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and we support faculty development within a collegial team atmosphere.