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Assistant Professor of African History (Tenure-Track)

September 14, 2017


Earlham College invites applications for an Assistant Professor of African History. This full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of History begins in Fall 2018.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

The candidate must be able to make a significant contribution to the College'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 fields of specialization/interests.

Experience & Qualifications

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

Application Instructions

Applicants should send a letter of application detailing teaching and research interests, a 300-500 word statement describing the applicant’s ability to contribute to the advancement of Earlham’s goals to be a diverse and inclusive institution, c.v., and three letters of reference to:

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

The preferred method for applicants to submit these materials is electronically to:

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

Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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