DePauw University, a top-tier liberal arts college, seeks to hire a one-year postdoctoral scholar in the History Department for the 2017-18 academic year. Ph.D. defense successfully completed by the time position starts in August 2017, but not prior to 2014. The postdoctoral scholar will teach an African American history survey course, 19th Century U.S. survey course, and topics classes of the candidate’s own design drawing on scholarly expertise and interest in the Long Civil Rights movement and related subjects. Ability to promote a dynamic classroom environment based on inclusive pedagogies essential. The position will come with a four course teaching load, employment benefits, faculty development, presentation opportunities, and mentoring.
Candidates should be submitted through Interfolio https://apply.interfolio.com/40939 and should include: a cover letter; curriculum vitae; one-page teaching philosophy; one-page summary of research program; graduate transcripts; and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should be able to demonstrate, in application material, a commitment to fostering an engagement with a diversity of ideas and experiences, which promote an inclusive environment in the classroom and at the University. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
DePauw University is a nationally recognized, leading liberal arts college dedicated to educating 2,300 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe. Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For more than 175 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success. Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association, a consortium affording excellent opportunities for faculty development and collaboration.
DePauw University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Women, members of underrepresented groups, and person with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Questions may be directed to search committee chair David Gellman at email@example.com.