JOB: Native American History, Oberlin College


The Department of History at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning the first semester of the 2012-13 academic year, and will carry the rank of assistant professor.

The incumbent will teach courses in the general area of Early American history through the Early Republic, with a specialization in Native American history. Teaching expectations include: American history survey to 1877; Native American history survey; upper-level course work in Native American history; and Colonial/Revolutionary/Early Republic history.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2012-13. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association convention in January 2012.

The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including: academic advising, service on committees, and sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position.

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Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to creating an institutional environment free from discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, marital status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, family relationship to an employee of Oberlin College, and gender identity and expression.

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