Drake University — Visiting Assistant Professor of History

The Department of History at Drake University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in US History starting August 2022. This is a one-year position. The successful applicant will teach a 3/4 load. Preference will be given to applicants who are prepared to teach the history of race in the United States at the introductory and advanced undergraduate levels; specializations might include African American, Latinx, or Afro-Latinx history. Ph.D. preferred, however candidates who have achieved ABD status will also be considered. Selection will depend on the receipt of recommendation confirming the candidate’s scholarly achievements and teaching abilities and/or on the candidate’s satisfactory passing a teaching demonstration if selected for an on-campus interview. Salary competitive with peer schools and dependent on qualifications and experience.

Drake University is committed to cultivating an environment of inclusive excellence and actively seeks applicants who reflect the diversity of the nation. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, creed, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. As per Drake University policy, all applicants must submit a statement of philosophy on diversity, equity, and inclusion.

To apply, go to https://drake.HireTouch.com/ and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, and any syllabi and teaching evaluations from the most recent teaching year. Questions may be directed to Dr. Karen Leroux, the search committee chair, via email, karen.leroux@drake.edu. Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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