The Department of History at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in African history, beginning Fall Semester 2019. The rank will be Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor, depending on qualifications. Candidates should have or be close to completing the Ph.D. Teaching experience is required. Teaching load is 3/2 and may include participation in the College’s general education requirement, “Connections.”  The successful candidate will teach both halves of a survey of African history, as well as topics courses in areas of expertise. Those with experience teaching courses in the history of the Atlantic World or the African Diaspora are especially urged to apply.

Pursuant to cultivating an inclusive college community, the search committee will holistically assess the qualifications of each applicant. We will consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. We will also consider experience overcoming or helping others to overcome barriers to academic success.

Candidates must submit the following materials via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/58452): letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, teaching statement, sample syllabi of survey courses, and teaching evaluations. Applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to Interfolio by their recommenders.  For full consideration, applications should be received by February 8, 2019.

Franklin & Marshall College is committed to having an inclusive campus community where all members are treated with dignity and respect. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the College does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, sex, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, family or marital status, sexual orientation, or any protected characteristic. Individuals who need an accommodation due to a disability in order to submit an application or attend an employment interview should call 717-358-3995.


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