Centre College, History
Visiting Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
Centre College invites applications for a one year visiting assistant professor of history, to begin in the fall of 2018, in one of the two following fields. The first is American History, specializing in the period between 1945 and the present. We are particularly interested in American historians with a research field in borderlands. The successful candidate will also be able to teach the second half of the United States History survey (1877-present) or the modern World History survey (1890-present). The second field is Middle Eastern History, area of specialization open. The successful candidate will able to teach the World History survey, covering the years 1500-1900. Candidates with Ph.D. are preferred, however A.B.D. will be considered. The program strongly encourages applications from candidates who have experience teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.
Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. Centre strives to create an environment where differences are celebrated rather than discouraged, where the individuals have the opportunity to exchange ideas and share in the richness of mutual experiences. Please view the Statement of Community.
Centre College, a highly selective liberal arts college of about 1,450 students, has one of the nation’s premier study abroad programs and is ranked among the top fifty National Liberal Arts Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. Classes are small and academic standards are high. Centre graduates enjoy extraordinary success, with entrance to top graduate and professional schools, prestigious fellowships for further study abroad, and rewarding jobs. For information concerning the college, visit our web site at www.centre.edu. The College is located in Danville, Kentucky, a town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. It is within easy driving distance of Lexington, Louisville, and Cincinnati. Centre College is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.
To apply, please go to http://www.apply.interfolio.com/48900 and submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, materials demonstrating teaching effectiveness, three confidential letters of recommendation, and transcripts. In addition, please include a diversity statement explaining how you would contribute to and/or address the issues of diversity and inclusion at Centre. The letter of application must include a statement addressing the candidate’s experience and goals as a teacher/scholar in the liberal arts model. Review of applications will begin March 16, 2018.
Centre College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Centre College is a proud member of the Greater Kentucky Higher Education Recruitment Consortium: www.greaterkyherc.org. The Greater Kentucky HERC is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges, universities, hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and members of private industry committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse, talented workforce. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts.
Dr. Amos Tubb
|Primary Category:||History Education
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies