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Tenure Track Faculty Position in U.S. and/or World History  « Position Deleted on 1/18/2012 »

Institution: Antioch College
Location: Yellow Springs, OH
Category:
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - History
Posted: 12/07/2011
Application Due: 01/17/2012
Type: Full Time
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Antioch College invites applications for a tenure-track position in U.S. and/or world history to begin in the Fall of 2012; ability to teach public/social history particularly welcome. A PhD in history is required by the time of appointment. Teaching experience is preferred, and commitment to providing excellent undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment is required. Rank and tenure status are open depending on qualifications. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

History is a concentration in the Humanities Area, along with literature and philosophy. The successful applicant will have the capacity to teach a broad variety of courses within the field of history and will be eager about the possibility to develop and teach new courses that approach history from multiple perspectives and methodologies. Antioch College also expects that the successful candidate will teach advanced courses in history that support student self-designed majors. In addition to offering courses within the discipline, the candidate is expected, in a collaborative format, to contribute to organizing interdisciplinary Global Seminars on the themes of water, food, energy, health, and governance. Applicants will also be expected to be closely involved with student advising, including overseeing Senior Projects/Theses in history.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and unofficial transcripts electronically as PDF attachments to nwilburn@antiochcollege.org. Official transcripts will be required of finalists. Electronic submission of all materials is strongly preferred. If necessary, hard copies may be mailed to History Search c/o Nancy Wilburn, Antioch College, One Morgan Place, Yellow Springs, OH 45387. Materials must be received by January 17, 2012.

Antioch College is a small, liberal arts institution located on a historical campus in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Included in Loren Pope's best-selling book "Colleges that Change Lives," Antioch has an inspiring mission and a proud history of educating leaders and contributors to our society, including Nobel Laureates, Fulbright Scholars, MacArthur Fellows, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs, elected office and business, locally, and throughout the world. Our innovative baccalaureate program integrates rigorous classroom learning with full- and part-time work, as well as community engagement. A commitment to sustainability and global issues are an important component of the Antioch experience. A low student-faculty ratio provides Antioch College students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching. Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch's commitment to diversity are encouraged to apply.
Antioch College is an equal opportunity employer; the College offers employment, advancement opportunities, and benefits in a harassment-free environment on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competency to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin, handicap, sexual orientation or covered veteran status. Candidates who can contribute to Antioch's commitment to diversity are encouraged to apply.