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Goucher College
Baltimore, Maryland
Salary Range: $55,000
Posted Date
Nov 10, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Since its founding in 1885, Goucher College has been a place of innovation and excellence. As a private, non-profit liberal arts college of approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 900 graduate students, Goucher is dedicated to teaching students to become complex problem-solvers prepared for the jobs of the future. Small class sizes, a rigorous curriculum, and dedicated faculty and staff allow for personalized mentorship of each student. Named one of the most innovative colleges in the country by U.S. News & World Report, Goucher is a leader in global education and was one of the first, and remains one of the only, colleges in the U.S. to provide 100% of its students with the opportunity to study abroad at no additional charge. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of our community and seeks applicants dedicated to applying principles of equity and inclusion in all areas of the campus community.


Goucher College's History Department invites applicants for a full-time, one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of History, with a possibility of renewal, starting in August 2023.We are looking for a faculty member who can teach dynamic introductory and upper-division courses on Africa or Latin America, including a course on Global or World History. We are especially interested in candidates who are prepared to teach courses that address race, ethnicity, and/or slavery or the slave trade, prior to the mid-19th century.  The teaching load will be 24-credits for the academic year, typically three courses a semester. Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA, no visa sponsorship is offered for this position.


This position requires completion of the Ph.D. by the time of appointment and official transcripts will be requested at the time of hire. 


Salary Range: $55,000

Goucher College is always on the lookout for top talent, resourceful, innovative, and dedicated individuals who will keep the College at the forefront of extraordinary education. As one of the nation's most progressive, innovative institutions of higher learning, we offer outstanding professional advantages, generous benefitsexcellent perks, and a great work location!

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Interested candidates should submit the following materials:

  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • A cover letter that discusses their teaching and research interests
  • A statement detailing how the applicant has engaged and/or expects to engage with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom and the curriculum, and demonstrates their ability to work across diverse groups and contribute to inclusivity in the campus community
  • Three reference letters

Candidates should submit their materials via The committee will begin reviewing applications on January 2. Candidates who are invited for Zoom interviews will be asked for a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi at that time. Questions should be directed to Evan Dawley, Associate Professor of History, at

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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