Macalester College, History

Position ID:Macalester-History-VAPIH [#21605]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Indigenous History
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Indigenous Studies
Starting Date:2022/08/28
Appl Deadline:2022/05/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/04/11, finished 2022/08/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The History Department at Macalester College invites applications for a full-time, temporary appointment (5 courses in total: 2 in the fall, 3 in the spring) in Indigenous history to begin Fall 2022. The appointment may be made at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor. Ph.D. required by the time of appointment. Preference for candidates who can teach themes in Indigenous history across a broad chronology. Possible areas of specialization could include languages and cultures, migration and society, military conflicts in comparative contexts, heritage tourism and material cultures, as well as traditions of social and cultural activism.

For full consideration, please submit a letter of application (including a brief teaching statement), curriculum vitae, a list of three references, and a syllabus or outline for a proposed course. Candidates should upload their materials electronically to this site.

Diversifying our curriculum geographically, temporally, and thematically is a high priority, so evidence of comparative and cross-cultural scholarship is especially welcome. Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is also highly desirable. Review of applications will begin on May 15, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will be assured of full consideration.

For any questions about the position contact Professor Walter Greason, Chair, History Department, at

Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, which has a population of approximately three million and is home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester’s diverse student body comprises over 1900 undergraduates from 49 states and the District of Columbia and over 90 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. We are especially interested in applicants dedicated to excellence in teaching and research/creative activity within a liberal arts college community. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Macalester College
1600 Grand Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105