Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern East Asian HistoryLocation:
Waterville, MaineOpen Date:
Sep 22, 2023Description:
The history department at Colby College seeks applicants for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern East Asian History (1-year sabbatical replacement), with a preferred focus on gender and sexuality or race, beginning July 1, 2024. The successful candidate will teach four courses in total, including a survey of modern East Asian history. Qualifications:
We are particularly interested in candidates who bring to the classroom experiences, identities, ideas, and ways of engaging that resonate with the increasingly diverse student body at Colby. We seek candidates with great potential to be innovative, effective, and inclusive teacher-scholars, who may be willing to make use of resources such as the Colby Museum of Art, Special Collections, and the Mule Works Innovation Lab. The Colby History Department is committed to professional development and the future advancement of all its members. PhD required by the start of the appointment.
Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The statement of teaching philosophy and the statement of research interests should demonstrate commitment to the values of diversity and inclusive teaching. Please submit applications via Interfolio at the following link http://apply.interfolio.com/132963. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits students and makes personnel decisions on the basis of the individual’s qualifications to contribute to Colby’s educational objectives and institutional needs. The principle of not discriminating on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, caste, national or ethnic origin, marital status, genetic information, political beliefs, veteran or military status, parental status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, physical or mental disability unrelated to the job or course of study requirements is consistent with the mission of a liberal arts college and the law.