Whitworth University is currently seeking applicants based in the History department, whose research and teaching give significant attention to identities and social constructions that have historically been underrepresented within required college and university curricula. This could include someone in Africana Studies, or some area of Ethnic Studies (preferably a historian) who will help to lead, enhance, and shape the program in Women’s and Gender Studies on campus. The History Faculty support student semesters in Latin America, England, France, and China.
Applicants must have the following qualifications:
- Ph.D., ABD (Ph.D. expected by August 2015) or equivalent in the History of any U.S. under-represented populations. Candidates in such fields as Ethnic Studies, Africana Studies, etc. will also be eligible.
- Evidence of the potential for teaching excellence at the university level.
- Evidence of the potential to make a professional contribution as a scholar.
- Commitment to diversity and equity, and an understanding of the ways in which instruction and administration can be critical to matters of justice and inclusion.
- A commitment to the educational mission of Whitworth as a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Presbyterian church.
- Must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States by the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the duration of appointment.
- Background check and education verification required
In order to apply, applicants must include the following to complete the online application form at www.whitworth.edu/jobs :
- A letter of interest.
- Your curriculum vitae.
- A list of names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three academic references.
- Your graduate and undergraduate transcripts (may be unofficial).
- Three recent student course evaluations or a note explaining why they are not available.
- 6. A short personal essay characterizing your Christian faith. For expanded guidelines, please see (www.whitworth.edu/facultyfaithessay).
Application review begins February 1, 2014. The position will remain open and applications will be reviewed until filled, but applicants are strongly encouraged to apply by March to ensure full consideration. We anticipate conducting interviews by Skype or Google Chat in late March. Campus interviews are anticipated for late April 2014.
For more information please contact Professor Corliss Slack, History (firstname.lastname@example.org); or Professor Jennifer Brown, French/WGS (email@example.com), co-chairs of the hiring committee.