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Mar 10 2020

Faculty Visiting Assistant Professor, African-American History, Non-Tenure Track Position

Carleton College Northfield, Minnesota, United States

Carleton College seeks to fill a position in African-American history for the 2020-21 academic year. This appointment is for five courses to be taught during the academic year (three ten-week terms). Teaching obligations may include a survey of African-American history and more specialized courses. As well as strength in research, the successful candidate will have demonstrated interest and potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Candidates should have the Ph.D. in hand by Sept. 1, 2020.

To apply, please visit the Carleton College website at to complete the online application, including a letter of application; c.v.; current graduate transcripts; a sample syllabus for a survey course on African-American history, and contact information for two letters of reference. Also include a statement about teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts environment, explaining how you would contribute to a college community that embraces a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. Review of applications begins on April 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who have questions are encouraged to contact: Susannah Ottaway, Chair of the Search ( or Nikki Lamberty, Administrative Assistant in History (

We are particularly interested in candidates committed to teaching a diverse student body. Carleton is committed to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Carleton is a highly selective liberal arts college with a student body of approximately 2,000. Located in the thriving two-college town of Northfield, Minnesota, it is forty-five miles from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, in easy reach of a vibrant metropolitan area that is home to three million people and rich cultural resources.

Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Faculty.

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