Department: History Department Posting Removal Date: Posting Number: F103P
For full consideration applicants should apply by: 03/15/2024
About Vassar College Vassar is a highly selective, coeducational liberal arts college of about 2400 undergraduate students, located in the Hudson Valley, seventy-five miles north of New York City. Vassar stands upon the homelands of the Munsee Lenape. The College is located in Poughkeepsie, home to a culturally diverse community, and benefits from convenient commuter rail access to New York City. Vassar faculty are committed teachers/scholars who bring research and creative discovery to life for students in classrooms, labs, and studios and in individually-mentored projects. They teach broadly in the curricula of their departments, advise students, and serve on college-wide and departmental committees. The College maintains a generous leave policy, provides strong support for research, and encourages multidisciplinary approaches to teaching.
Position Introduction The Department of History at Vassar College invites applications for a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellow in 19th-Century American history beginning Fall 2024.
AA Statement Vassar College is deeply committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum, and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to this goal through their teaching, research, advising, and other activities are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. The College is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and especially welcomes applications from veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of racial, ethnic, and other groups whose underrepresentation in the American professoriate has been severe and longstanding.
Position Description Field of specialization is open, but we would prefer that the successful applicant be able to offer courses in 19th-Century US political history. The position carries a teaching load of 3 courses per year.
Salary Wage Range Pay Transparency Disclosure: The annual salary for this full-time postdoctoral position is $80,000.
How to Apply Candidates should submit:
-Letter of application-CV-Three reference letters-A brief teaching statement-A candidate diversity statement (additional information can be found at https://offices.vassar.edu/dean-of-the-faculty/positions/candidate-diversity-statement/)-An unofficial graduate transcript Applications should be addressed to Robert K. Brigham, Search Chair, and submitted online at https://employment.vassar.edu/postings/3702. PhD is required or must be in hand by August 1, 2024. Address any questions to Robert K. Brigham via email at: email@example.com. Review of applicant materials will begin on March 15, 2024 and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications received after that date are not guaranteed to be reviewed.
Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.