Job Summary:
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach/instruct African American History; advise students; and provide service to the institution.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in African American History or closely related field by date of appointment for appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor; ABD in African American History or closely related field for appointment as Instructor. Ability to teach surveys of African American History, U.S. since 1865, and courses in area of specialty.

For Instructor position, this position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:
Consideration may be given to candidates with the ability to teach a course on the U.S. in the 1960s.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and teaching effectiveness. Inquiries may be directed to Wietse de Boer at

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin April 26, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.