Smith College invites applications in the Department of History for a non-tenure track, one-year, non-renewable benefits eligible position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2021. We seek someone trained in the modern period (since 1800); geographic area of specialization is open.
Candidates should have experience teaching writing within the discipline of History and across an array of the platforms that figure in contemporary intellectual discourse. Teaching responsibilities for this position are five courses per year: a writing-intensive first-year seminar and four other writing-attentive courses with a public writing component in the History department; at least two of these courses will be team taught. Which courses the candidate teaches will depend on their field of specialization and the needs of the department. A Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment. Faculty from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women’s college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. A faculty of outstanding scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects. The College is a member of the Five College Consortium with Amherst, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Students cross-enroll and faculty cross-teach across the Five Colleges.
Submit application at http://apply.interfolio.com/85258 with a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a diversity statement and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2021.
Diversity and a culture of inclusion among students, faculty, administration, staff, and curriculum are crucial to themission and valuesof Smith College. Smith welcomes applicants from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, those based on ability, age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation and veteran status.
Smith is committed to providing an accessible application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants to request any needed accommodation(s).
About Smith College
Located in Northampton, MA, Smith College is the largest women's college in the country and is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research across the liberal arts. Since its founding in 1871, Smith has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars interact with students in small classes, as advisors, and through student-faculty research projects, fully engaging with their students' intellectual development across all spectrums of endeavor. Smith College is a member of the Five College Consortium, comprised of Smith, Amherst, Mount Holyoke, and Hampshire Colleges and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Smith College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status in the recruitment and in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by all applicable laws and regulations. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.