Assistant Professor of Humanistic Studies

Saint Mary's College in Indiana

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 30, 2016
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of Humanistic Studies at Saint Mary’s College, an interdisciplinary program focused on European history, literature, and culture, invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track Assistant Professor of Humanistic Studies beginning in August 2017. Applicants should have a specialization in Medieval history or Medieval Studies with a history concentration. They should be broadly trained and competent to teach a range of courses using primary documents with a record of excellence in teaching discussion-based classes. Preferred candidates will also have experience in Classical civilization or Renaissance history, and in interdisciplinary studies, art history, or the cultural, religious, and racial exchange between Europe, Asia, Africa, or the Americas. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand by job start. Teaching load 3-2 in the first year, 3-3 thereafter.

Saint Mary’s College, with an enrollment of approximately 1,600 undergraduate students, is a competitive Catholic residential women’s college committed to the liberal arts tradition. US News and World Report has ranked Saint Mary’s one of America’s Top 100 Liberal Arts Colleges. Saint Mary’s is located in Notre Dame, IN next to the University of Notre Dame, and is adjacent to South Bend, an ethnically diverse city of 100,000 people, approximately 90 minutes east of Chicago. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

Applicants should email a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy or sample course syllabi to, attn: Professor Laura Williamson Ambrose, Chair, HUST. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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