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Visiting Assistant Professor of African History

February 02, 2017


Earlham College invites applications for a one-year teaching faculty appointment (with the possibility of renewal) in African History at the Visiting Assistant Professor level. This full-time position begins in Fall 2017, and includes full benefits.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate must be able to make a significant contribution to the Earlham's interdisciplinary program in African and African American Studies. Responsibilities include teaching first-year intensive writing courses, the African History Sequence (To and Since 1880), and courses in the fields of the candidate's specialization/interests.

Experience & Qualifications

The College seeks candidates committed to teaching excellence and a liberal arts education. A Ph.D. is preferred.

Application Instructions

Candidates should send a letter of application detailing teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Cheri Gaddis
Administrative Assistant
Social Science Division
Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374

Applicants may submit these materials electronically to:

Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

Earlham College continues to build a community that reflects the gender and racial diversity of the society at large, and, therefore, we are particularly interested in inviting and encouraging applications from African Americans, other ethnic minorities, and women. Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Earlham utilizes E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility for all newly hired employees within the United States.

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