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Assistant Professor of History

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor of History
Rank Assistant Professor
Tenure Information Tenure Track
Job Description

The Department of History and Classics at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in twentieth-century African American history beginning fall 2018.

Deadline for completed applications is October 20, 2017.

Essential Duties

As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social, cultural backgrounds is preferred. Scholars whose research places the African American experience in an interdisciplinary, comparative, and/or transnational perspective are particularly welcome. Competence to teach in the Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular teaching load is required.

Education and Experience Required

Experience in interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching is desirable.

Ph.D. from an accredited institution by date of appointment is required.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F11P
Open Date 07/25/2017
Close Date 10/20/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Full consideration of application if received by: 10/20/2017
Instructions to candidates

Letter of application, c.v., undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and and the names and email addresses of three reference providers who can submit letters of recommendation on your behalf.

Copies of transcripts are acceptable for application purposes; however, official transcripts would be required upon employment.

Questions about the position can be addressed to Dr. Jeff Johnson, search chair, at

Alternate Application Submission Instructions
College Information/EOE Statement

Providence College, a Roman Catholic, four-year, liberal arts institution conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars, seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its mission. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic program, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the College especially encourages the applications from women and persons of color.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Optional Document
  2. Evidence of teaching effectiveness