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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Tenure-track Assistant Professor at Lafayette College in Race and Ethnicity

THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT at Lafayette College seeks a full-time, tenure-track faculty member at the rank of assistant professor specializing in the history of race and ethnicity in the United States. An ability to teach courses in African-American history is required, and an interest in global and/or comparative perspectives is welcomed. Application deadline: November 1st, 2013.

Your application should include a letter of application, c.v., three letters of recommendation, an article or chapter-length writing sample, and a teaching portfolio (including sample syllabi for proposed courses). Please apply by uploading your materials to http://history.lafayette.edu/job-opportunities/ by November 1, 2013. Interviews will be conducted at the AHA annual meeting in Washington D.C. Questions may be directed to the head of the History Department, Professor Joshua Sanborn (sanbornj@lafayette.edu).
Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution with an enrollment of 2400 students. Faculty members teach a 3-2 load, receive competitive salaries, and enjoy substantial research support. We are committed to creating a diverse community that is inclusive, responsive, and supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and maintaining a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.