The History Department at Vassar College invites applications for a part-time position to teach two (2) courses in 19th– and 20th– African American History, for Spring 2022 beginning January 19, 2022. ABD candidates as well as PhDs are welcome to apply. Candidates should submit: a letter of application; a C.V.; sample syllabi; a graduate-school transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable for initial application); and two letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021; files received after that date are not guaranteed a review. For inquiries about the position, please contact Dr. Mita Choudhury at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications should be sent email@example.com.
Vassar College is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduates (no graduate students) located in the beautiful and historic Hudson Valley seventy-five miles north of New York City. The city of Poughkeepsie benefits from rich cultural diversity and from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually mentored projects.
Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Individuals from groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding are particularly encouraged to apply.