The Department of History at DePauw University invites applications for a tenure-track position in United States History since 1945, with preferred specializations in Women’s History, Gender History, and/or History of Sexuality. Appointment to begin August 2018. The position supports the teaching of 19th century and 20th century U.S. surveys as well as Introduction to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The University’s liberal arts curriculum fosters the development of innovative topical courses and more specialized survey courses and the successful candidate will enhance the History curriculum and make contributions to the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program. Committed to inclusive excellence, the department particularly seeks a colleague who will promote a dynamic classroom environment valuing the contribution of multiple perspectives. PhD preferred, ABD considered. Prior teaching, post-doctoral, or other related experience desired.
Candidates should submit the following materials through Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/44473: letter of application, teaching statement addressing inclusive pedagogy and markers of student success, statement of research agenda, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation, and transcripts. Application materials should demonstrate a commitment to fostering engagements with a diversity of ideas and experiences, in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed at the American Historical Association Conference in January 2018.
DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 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. For more than 175 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 exceptional faculty development programs, including a pre-tenure leave and funding for professional and curriculum development.
DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity institution, and women, members of underrepresented groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
Questions may be directed to the search committee in care of Hope Sutherlin, Secretary of the History Department, firstname.lastname@example.org.