The Department of History at Amherst College invites applications for a full-time, two-year position in modern German/central European history at the rank of visiting assistant professor, beginning July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate competence and sensitivity in working in a department in which students are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
The field of research specialty is open. Demonstrated excellence in classroom teaching and mentoring of students are essential. The teaching load is two courses per semester.
Candidates are asked to submit the following electronically to https://apply.interfolio.com/72569: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; syllabi for two proposed courses; and three confidential letters of recommendation. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of the appointment.
Review of applications will begin on February 10, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration.
For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Carey Aubert, academic department coordinator, history department (413-542-2229) and firstname.lastname@example.org).
Amherst College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities to apply. The college is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff. Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college with 1,800 students and a teaching faculty of more than two hundred. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five College Consortium.
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Amherst College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs and activities on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, military service, or any other characteristic or class protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Amherst College complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Inquiries should be addressed to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Amherst College, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000.
About Amherst College
Amherst College is a private undergraduate liberal arts college with 1,800 students and more than two hundred faculty members. Located in the Connecticut River Valley of western Massachusetts, Amherst participates with Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts in the Five-College Consortium. For all faculty positions, completion of the Ph.D. or appropriate equivalent is expected. Candidates should have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate and interdisciplinary teaching in a liberal arts context, including advising; a well-articulated plan for robust and sustained research; and a desire to participate in the life of the college through service.
The college is committed to cultivating a challenging and inclusive educational environment. We seek candidates who can teach, mentor, and inspire students of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, genders, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
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