The Department of History at The College of Wooster invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Early American History. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates in the fields of gender history, environmental history, and Native American history. The successful candidate will teach the U.S. History survey and courses in their areas of specialization. They will also supervise undergraduate research in the College’s required Independent Study Program and participate in the College’s First-Year Seminar. Ph.D. expected by August 2018. The College’s student population is 20% domestic students of color and 11% international students. All applicants must demonstrate a promise of excellence in working with students from diverse backgrounds.
A complete application will include: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, copies of unofficial graduate transcripts, a diversity statement, a research statement, a teaching statement, and three confidential letters of recommendation. The diversity statement should detail how the applicant has engaged or expects to engage with issues of diversity in the classroom and the curriculum, as well as on campus, and in the broader community. The teaching statement must explicitly address: the professor’s role in a liberal arts institution; fostering and supporting diversity in the classroom; and mentoring undergraduate research. Candidates may also describe their plans for introductory and upper level courses that complement or expand our existing course offerings. Additional evidence of research and teaching interests is also welcome. Address all materials to Dr. Jeff Roche, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History, College of Wooster. All materials must be submitted through interfolio. Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply.”