Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern African History

Location
Portland, Multnomah County
Posted
Jan 23, 2014
Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications for a one-semester visiting assistant professorship in the Department of History for the Spring 2015 semester. Any field of modern African history will be considered. Applicants must have a PhD or be advanced ABD candidates in history. Potential for excellent teaching at an undergraduate institution is essential. The course load will be three classes, including the Modern Africa survey and two other Africanist classes. The College is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world, and affirms the educational benefits of diversity. (See http://www.lclark.edu/dept/about/diversity.html) A complete application must include (1) a letter of application which includes a statement of teaching philosophy, how the applicant’s teaching at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, teaching experience, and research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (4) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees). All materials should be addressed to Chair, Elliott Young and must be submitted via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/24313). Click “Apply” to create your free account. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Lewis & Clark College, located in Portland, OR, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College will conduct background checks on the finalists for the position.