Assistant Professor of History and American Studies

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The History Department and American Studies Program at Carleton College seek a scholar of Native American history and culture with research and teaching expertise in the nineteenth or twentieth century. The successful candidate’s classes would be divided between History and American Studies (with a five-course load on a trimester schedule). In addition to courses in Native American History or Native American Studies, the successful candidate would be expected to regularly teach core courses in American Studies, and occasionally to offer a survey of US history post-1865. Interest in collaborations with indigenous communities or nations in the region will be particularly welcome. Administrative responsibilities will be primarily in the American Studies program. Carleton is dedicated to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and of American society. We are particularly interested in candidates committed to devising creative ways to teach a diverse student body. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Carleton College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, veteran status, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, status with regard to public assistance, disability, or age in providing employment or access to its educational facilities and activities. Full benefits apply. Carleton College is a small, selective liberal arts college in Northfield, Minnesota (USA), located about 45 minutes from the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. To apply, please submit the following materials to by October 15:  letter of application with a description of courses you might like to teach and current and future research; c.v.; and graduate transcripts. Candidates should also submit the names of three references who must upload letters of recommendation by the application due date. Please direct any questions to Serena Zabin at Ph.D. should be in hand or expected by August 2019.