Pitzer College, Office of the Dean of Faculty

Position ID:Pitzer College-Office of the Dean of Faculty-VAP_HIST [#21748]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine and Health
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Claremont, California 91711, United States [map]
Subject Area: History
Appl Deadline:2022/05/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/05/06, listed until 2022/05/31)
Position Description:    

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Pitzer College seeks applicants for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the history of medicine and health, especially those whose research and teaching emphasize racial capitalism, colonialism, and/or indigenous studies. The geographic and temporal specialization of the candidate’s research is open. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to teaching both advanced and introductory courses, including courses in their geographic area of expertise. 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. The deadline for applications is May 31, 2022.


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Further Info:
https://www.pitzer.edu/dean-of-faculty/
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1050 N Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA
91711