Pitzer College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

Position ID:Pitzer College-Office of the Dean of Faculty-TAPHIST [#14117]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Environmental History
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: Environmental History
Appl Deadline:2019/10/18 11:59PMhelp popup* finished (2019/08/01, finished 2020/04/19, listed until 2019/10/18)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Pitzer College seeks applicants for a tenure-track position, at the level of assistant professor, in U.S. and North American environmental history. We are interested in candidates whose work engages such areas as environmental health, racial justice, racial capitalism, urban life, and forms of resistance. Time period of a candidate's research is open, inclusive of colonial histories. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to innovative approaches to introductory courses as part of the curriculum in U.S. history in the Claremont consortium of undergraduate colleges. Pitzer College has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and strongly encourages candidates from underrepresented groups. We favor candidates who can contribute to the College's distinctive educational objectives, which promote interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. Pitzer College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For the successful applicant with the relevant interests, affiliations are possible with the intercollegiate departments of Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, Chican@/Latin@ Studies, and/or the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research, and Engagement.

A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, selected evidence of excellence in teaching and research, statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement, a graduate school transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates should also submit a statement in which they address how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to the understanding of diversity at the College.

Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 1, 2019.

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1050 N Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA

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