FEATURED JOB: Assistant Professor in the History of Britain and the British Empire Kenyon College, History Department

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Assistant Professor in the History of Britain and the British Empire

Kenyon College, History Department 

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of Britain and the British Empire, beginning 1 July 2020. Area of specialization within British History is open, but expertise in the environment, migration or trade is especially welcome. Candidates should be prepared to teach survey courses on post-1500 Britain and the British Empire and upper-level seminars in their area of interest. 

The History Department is comprised of a dozen historians with diverse thematic and geographic specializations, and it values both excellence in undergraduate education and high quality research. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment (July 2020).

Applications should include (1) a letter of application, (2) a C.V. and (3) three letters of recommendation. Candidates who advance to the interview stage should additionally submit (4) a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses pedagogical inclusion of a diverse student population, (5) a writing sample of the candidate’s research, and (6) an unofficial graduate school transcript. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 18 and continue until the position is filled.

Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.

Compensation and Benefits

Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.

In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.

We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.

Kenyon is a great place to live and work. To discover why it should be your next home, click here.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law. 

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Pamela Burson, Administrative Assistant, Kenyon College Department of History