Position, NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities, Albright College

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Albright College

NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities

Institution Type:    College / University
Location:    Pennsylvania, United States
Position:    Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Albright College seeks a visiting NEH Endowed Chair in the Humanities for the 2014-2015 academic year, with option to extend through the 2015-2016 academic year.  Applicants must come from one of the humanities disciplines (history, religious studies, philosophy, literature in any language) with a focus on Latin American or Asian Studies. The College is developing curriculum in migration studies that reflect and respond to the complex histories of immigration in its region, and thus is especially interested in candidates with some expertise in migration/immigration/transnational studies.

Rank is open, and junior scholars are welcome to apply. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. and have a record of scholarship. Evidence of successful teaching also will be considered.

Responsibilities for the position include facilitating conversations regarding curricular and grant development in the identified fields of interest, teaching at least one course per year in related areas, providing at least one public lecture per semester, and being available to guest-lecture in other courses. Funding for professional development and research is available.

Review of applications will begin November 7, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.  Albright College is a liberal arts institution of approximately 1700 students located in Reading, PA, within an hour of Philadelphia and three hours of New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.  Additional information is available at www.albright.edu. Albright College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively committed to diversity within its community.


Send letter of application, CV, representative scholarship evidence and three letters of recommendation to hr@alb.edu.
Website:  www.albright.edu

Posting Date:  10/08/2014
Closing Date  11/30/2014