Assistant Professor, History (Sub-Saharan Africa), Connecticut College (États-Unis) — LIMITE : 01/11/2015

Connecticut College invites applications for a tenure-track position in the History Department at the rank of assistant professor for a historian of Sub-Saharan Africa. All specializations, regions, and time periods will be considered. Preference will be given to candidates who place their scholarship and teaching within a transnational context and demonstrate connections between the history of Africa and Africans and the history of the rest of the world. Teaching responsibilities will include five courses a year (4 in the first year) that will be some combination of a one-semester Introduction to African history, intermediate courses, an upper-level seminar in the scholar’s area of specialty, and courses that contribute to the college’s new Connections program.

This is a full-time tenure-track position beginning July 1, 2016. A Ph.D. in History or a closely related field at time of appointment is preferred; an ABD in History or closely related field is required, as is demonstrated excellence in teaching and research relative to experience. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated awareness of the importance of diversity in education and will have an opportunity to contribute in the development of a revitalized Africana Studies major.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research. Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body, and curriculum. The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Tenure-track faculty members teach a 3-2 load. In addition to providing ongoing support for teaching and research, the College offers the following resources for pre-tenured faculty: a 2-2 teaching load in the first year, a research fund in the first two years, and a semester’s sabbatical (at 100% salary) after a successful third-year review. AA/EEO.

Application letter, C.V., sample syllabi, and at least two letters of reference must be submitted electronically to: Please direct any questions to Professor Sarah A. Queen, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT, 06320-4199 or Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held at the annual meeting of the AHA January 8-9, 2016.

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