Two-Year Visiting Assistant Professor in Medieval History with a focus on African and/or Indian Ocean History
Bard College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Medieval History, with a focus on Africa and/or the Indian Ocean. The specific time period and topical specialization are open to consideration.
Bard College is a highly selective college of liberal arts and sciences with 2000 students and is located in the Hudson valley, 90 miles north of NYC. Bard is a private institution working in the public interest. Bard faculty and staff lead their students by example, building upon the existing network of boundary-breaking programs focused on rethinking who can and should be included in a liberal arts education. The successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with respect to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. For more information on Bard visit www.bard.edu.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach a mix of survey and field-specific thematic courses as well as First-Year Seminar, the college's common course for first-year students.
Candidates holding a doctorate will be given preference, but those at the advanced dissertation stage will also be considered.
Please submit a letter of application, current C.V., and three letters of reference via Interfolio. Sample syllabus, teaching statements (including the applicant's approaches to diversity, equity, and inclusion), and a writing sample (for example, dissertation chapter) are not required but will also be considered. Applications will be reviewed starting January 2, 2021 and will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
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About Bard College
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.