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Providence College Invites Applications for a TT Assistant Professorship in African history

The Department of History and Classics at Providence College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African history beginning in the fall of 2024. The search is open to any time period and specialization, with a preference for Sub-Saharan Africa. Competence to teach in and help diversify the curriculum of the college’s Development of Western Civilization program as part of the regular 3-3 teaching load is also required. Ability to teach in an interdisciplinary and/or team-teaching environment is desirable. PhD by date of appointment is required.

Providence College is a primarily undergraduate, liberal arts, Catholic institution of higher education conducted under the auspices of the Dominican Friars and seeks candidates who can affirm and contribute to its Mission and encourages the deepest respect for the essential dignity, freedom, and equality of every person. Committed to fostering academic excellence, the College provides a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community that attracts and supports the development of a stellar and diverse faculty reflecting the global environment in which we live and work. As our student body grows increasingly diverse, experience and commitment to teaching and mentoring students from a range of economic, social and cultural backgrounds is preferred. An AA/EOE, the College especially encourages the applications from women and persons of color. The full Statement of Nondiscrimination is in the Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy.

Letter of application, a CV, and three letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to https://careers.providence.edu. Letter of application should include a description of research agenda, teaching ability, and approach to inclusive pedagogy. Deadline for completed applications is September 15, 2023. First-round interviews will be conducted remotely via videoconference. Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Matthew Dowling, chair of the search committee at <mdowling[at]providence.edu>.

To see the original posting for this position and others at Providence College, visit https://careers.providence.edu.