The Department of History at Dartmouth College invites applications for a historian of the
Black Diaspora in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade, to be appointed at the rank of Assistant
Professor. We invite applications from historians whose primary research fields are related to
this capacious area of study. The successful candidate must show promise of outstanding
scholarly achievement and a commitment to classroom teaching at the undergraduate level.
Teaching assignments will involve introductory as well as more specialized courses. The
appointment will begin July 1, 2021, and a Ph.D. in History or a related field is required by the
start date of the appointment. Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and
inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants
who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds,
including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify
with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income
backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates. Applicants should state in their cover
letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance
Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit via
Interfolio a letter of application, a curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and a writing
sample. Materials should be submitted by October 15, 2020, in order to receive full
consideration. Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a
strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of
race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.