Elon University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Early American History, beginning mid-August, 2023. Specialty is open, although with a preference for expertise in North American Native American/Indigenous history. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in U.S. History or American, Indigenous, or Ethnic Studies at the time of appointment. Teaching will include introductory U.S. history surveys; courses on the colonial, revolutionary, or early national period; upper division courses in their area of specialization; and courses in the Elon Core Curriculum. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co- educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal art based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu <http://www.elon.edu> .
Applications must be received by October 17, 2022 to be assured of consideration. Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org. We affirm that Elon University values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and perspectives of our community members. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our employees are people who foster respect for human differences, passion for lifelong learning, personal integrity and an ethic of work and service. Diversity not only includes race and gender identity, but also age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and many other parts of one's identity. All our employees' points of view are key to our success, and inclusion is everyone's responsibility.
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