The Department of History at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor (but more advanced candidates will be considered) in 20th- and 21st-Century United States History to begin with the fall semester of 2020.
Swarthmore College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. Swarthmore College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should hold a PhD by the time of appointment. Candidates are expected to offer a range of courses including survey courses, first-year seminars, upper-division courses on US History as well as courses in the candidate’s area of specialization.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation. The cover letter should discuss their teaching experience, style, and objectives, and describe their interest in teaching at a liberal arts college. In addition, applicants should outline their research interests, now and in the future, and indicate why they believe they are prepared to teach students of diverse backgrounds. The Department will begin to review applications by October 1, 2019. Candidates must apply at apply.interfolio.com/64881. Email inquiries (but not applications) can be made to email@example.com.
About Swarthmore College
Swarthmore College is a highly selective liberal arts college located in the suburbs of Philadelphia, whose mission combines academic rigor with social responsibility. Swarthmore has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices. As one of the nation’s finest institutions of higher learning, Swarthmore College offers more than 600 courses a year and more than 50 areas of study. Swarthmore’s 425-acre campus is a designated arboretum, complete with gardens, rolling lawns, a creek, wooded hills, and hiking trails in the Crum Woods adjacent to the campus.