Visiting Assistant Professor, Medieval History (Africa and/or Indian Ocean)

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Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Medieval History with a focus on African and/or Indian Ocean History
Bard College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Medieval History, with a focus on Africa and/or the Indian Ocean. The specific time period and topical specialization are open to consideration.

Bard College is a highly selective college of liberal arts and sciences with 2000 students and is located in the Hudson valley, 90 miles north of NYC. Bard is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with respect to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. For more information on Bard visit

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a mix of survey and field-specific thematic courses as well as First-Year Seminar, the college's common course for first-year students. Candidates holding a doctorate will be given preference, but those at the advanced dissertation stage will also be considered.

Application Instructions
Please submit a letter of application, current C.V., and three letters of reference via at: Sample syllabus, teaching statements (including the applicant’s approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion), and a writing sample (for example, dissertation chapter) are not required but will also be considered. Applications will be reviewed starting January 2, 2021 and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

EOE Statement
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information. Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.





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Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 4/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time