Assistant Professor of History (Tenure Track)

Employer
DePauw University
Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Oct 13, 2023

Job Details

Description

The Department of History at DePauw University invites applications for a Tenure Track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2024. Ph.D. in Latin American History (by the time of appointment) is required. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal-arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. The department specifically seeks candidates to teach an existing, or modified, three-course survey in Latin American History and develop topical courses in areas of expertise. Regardless of specialization, the successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with Latin American and Caribbean Studies, including teaching an interdisciplinary introductory course for that program. Teaching assignment is six courses per year, and funding is available for professional development and research with undergraduate students.

The department seeks applications from candidates with a broad range of interests including, but not limited to, gender and sexuality, the environment, race, indigenous peoples, migration, resistance and resilience, human rights, transnational perspectives and the dynamics and legacies of multi-cultural encounters.

DePauw University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,800 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music, to be renamed The Institute of Music at DePauw in July 2024. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association . DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices. Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit through Interfolio: a cover letter summarizing qualifications; a statement of teaching philosophy; a statement of scholarly interests; CV; evidence of effective teaching (such as sample syllabi or course evaluations); contact information for three professional references; and a copy of graduate transcripts. Application materials should provide evidence of a commitment to successfully fostering and engaging with a diversity of ideas and experiences to create an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin November 17 and continue until the position is filled. Please contact Robert Dewey, History Department Chair, at rdewey@depauw.edu with any questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

DePauw University, in affirmation of its commitment to excellence, endeavors to provide equal opportunity for all individuals in its hiring, promotion, compensation and admission procedures. Institutional decisions regarding hiring, promotion, compensation and admission will be based upon a person’s qualifications and/or performance without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, gender, gender identity or gender expression, except where religion, gender, or national origin is a bona fide occupational qualification.

DePauw University’s goals and commitments are best served if the institution reflects the diversity of our society; hence, DePauw seeks diversity in all areas and levels of employment and abides by all local, state and federal regulations concerning equal employment opportunities. The University admits, hires and promotes individuals upon their qualities and merits.

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DePauw University is a private liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana.

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