Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) seeks to appoint a non-tenure-track Lecturer in African American History for a 9-month appointment in the Department of History, beginning on September 1, 2021. The qualified candidate will teach courses in Race and Slavery in US History, Civil Rights in the United States in the 20th Century, the Black Radical Tradition in America, and a fourth course to be determined in consultation with the department. The teaching load of four courses will be distributed across the fall, winter, and spring quarters. There are no service expectations. This is a non-tenure track position with the possibility of renewal for a second year depending on the staffing needs of the department. The position, which requires classroom teaching, comes with a competitive salary, benefits eligibility, and travel/research funds.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. (or be ABD with degree in hand by September 2021) in African American History or a related field. In evaluating the applications, we will consider evidence of teaching experience and/or potential, as well as evidence of an active research program.

Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first-generation college students. Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications should include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae with names of references. Please address your cover letter to Professor Cecilia Gaposchkin, Chair of the Department of History. Submit all materials electronically to Interfolio:  http://apply.interfolio.com/87883. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Cecilia Gaposchkin at Cecilia.Gaposchkin@dartmouth.edu

Date Posted: May 23, 2021