Overview

Goucher College’s Humanities Center invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of Latin American history starting August 2017. We’re looking for a faculty member who can teach a range of courses in Latin American history and in the Humanities. Extra consideration will be given to candidates who specialize in women, gender, and/or sexuality. In addition to some service expectations, the course load will be 20 credits (five 4-credit classes) over two semesters. Candidates who have completed the Ph.D. by the time of appointment are preferred.

Located twenty minutes north of Baltimore, MD, Goucher College is reimagining liberal arts education through its commitment to social justice, study abroad, academic excellence, and global citizenship. Among the 40 Colleges that Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs, we encourage innovation both inside and outside the classroom, and we offer a rich and rewarding experience both for students and for faculty and staff.

Goucher College endeavors to be a model teaching and learning community, where faculty and students are engaged with one another in learning both inside and outside of the traditional classroom. We seek candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to students from diverse backgrounds and a dedication to engaged pedagogies that support equity and student success. We encourage candidates who are committed to student-centered teaching and learning who are also engaged scholars eager to contribute to the intellectual life of the college and the future of the liberal arts. Application materials should clearly articulate how the candidate will contribute to the college’s commitment to diversity and equity.

The review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be subject to a background check as a condition of employment. Interested applicants must apply online at http://goucher.interviewexchange.com

Please provide the following documents in your application.

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • A statement of teaching philosophy and interests

Two letters of recommendation and official transcripts should be forwarded separately to: Provost’s Office, Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204-2794. (Alternatively, PDF versions of the recommendations can be emailed to the Provost’s Administrative Assistant, Gigi Greenfield, at rgreenfi@goucher.edu.)

Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.