The Lewis & Clark College Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. History beginning Fall 2018. The department seeks a candidate who can teach introductory survey courses as well as courses on topics such as American Indian/Native American History, African-American History, African Diaspora, US West, Capitalism, and Gender/Sexuality. Transnational approaches to history are welcome.
Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent teaching and continued active scholarship within the context of a liberal arts college is essential. The teaching load is five courses per academic year and includes regular participation in the College’s first-year general education course. For information about the History Program at Lewis & Clark, visit https://college.lclark.edu/departments/history/.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include: (1) cover letter with statements of research interests and teaching experience; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship; (5) graduate transcripts; (6) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees).
All materials should be addressed to David Campion, Chair, History Search Committee, and must be submitted via Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/44611 . Click “Apply” to create your free account.
Lewis & Clark College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world and affirms the educational benefits of diversity (see http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html). We request applicants to explain how their teaching at Lewis & Clark might contribute to a learning community that values diversity. Lewis & Clark will conduct background checks on finalists for the position. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.