The Africana Program at Bates College seeks to hire a visiting assistant professor in one of the humanistic social sciences with a research focus on issues of race and citizenship centered in the long 20th Century. This two year position is scheduled to begin August 2019.

Our review of applications begins April 5th and continues until the position is filled.

Please submit the following materials: letter of application; curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and a sample syllabus. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Preference will be given to candidates who have completed, by August 1st 2019, their Ph.D. degree in a relevant field.

Bates College is committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus and the curriculum. We welcome applications from candidates with the ability to contribute to the college’s historical and continuing commitment to social and cultural diversity, inclusiveness, and the transformative power of difference. The search committee expects applicants to identify in an explicit way their strengths and experiences in these areas and to describe how their teaching, research, and outreach interests can further this goal.

Bates College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity and providing an educational and work environment free from discrimination. The college prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status, and other legally protected statuses in the recruitment and admission of its students, in the administration of its educational policies and programs, and in the recruitment of its faculty and staff. Bates College adheres to all applicable state and federal equal opportunity laws and regulations. All college faculty, staff, students, contractors, visitors, and volunteers are responsible for understanding and complying with the Non-Discrimination Policy.