New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of the United States. New College of Florida is committed to creating an environment that is diverse, equitable, inclusive, respectful of difference, and where all members of our community can experience a sense of belonging both inside and outside of the classroom. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their research, teaching, mentoring, or service as well as candidates who are underrepresented in the American professoriate are particularly encouraged to apply.

Specialization is open, with a preference for candidates whose work will contribute to interdisciplinary programs at the college (for example, Africana Studies, Asian Studies, Caribbean/Latin American Studies, Environmental Studies, Gender Studies, International and Area Studies, Urban Studies).

The successful candidate will teach a two-term sequence in American history, offer additional courses and tutorials in their areas of interest, and supervise senior theses. In addition to teaching, they will maintain an active research agenda and engage in service to the college and the community.

PhD required by August 2022, when employment begins. Candidates should have a record of research, teaching, or service that demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Situated on Sarasota Bay along the Gulf of Mexico, New College is the nationally recognized honors college of the State University System of Florida. A small, innovative liberal arts institution, New College offers an individualized and student-centered curriculum where students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades.

NCF is committed to the principles of equal educational and employment opportunities for, and nondiscrimination towards applicants and employees with respect to race, color, religion, age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran status, as provided by law, and in accordance with NCF’s respect for personal dignity. It is NCF’s goal to create and maintain a work and study environment that is positive and free of unlawful discrimination. Further, NCF encourages the recognition of the diversity of its population and seeks to promote delivery systems, curricular activities, and programs that reflect this diversity in all facets of life at NCF.

Interested candidates should provide a letter of application, CV, and a one to two page statement discussing their experience addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 8, 2021. Additional materials (letters of reference, writing samples, and proposed course descriptions) will be requested of shortlisted candidates the following week. Inquiries and nominations regarding the position may be directed to Search Committee Chair David Harvey at

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Diversity Statement

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Application deadline: November 8, 2021

Date posted: October 7, 2021