Carleton College is seeking a recent Ph.D. with a specialization in transnational migration to fill our Robert A. Oden jr. Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Liberal Arts. This fellowship is a two-year appointment for a faculty member with doctorate in hand and received no more than five years previously. The position is half-time teaching (two courses one year and three courses the next) and half-time research and writing. Candidates’ research and teaching should be situated in the humanities or humanistically-oriented social sciences and should show an interest in the cultural contexts, traditions, languages and histories of both migrant and “host” communities. Candidates whose teaching and research interests span two or more of the following area studies programs present at Carleton College are particularly encouraged to apply: Middle East Studies, European Studies, American Studies, and Latin American Studies. Candidates should demonstrate dedication to teaching undergraduates, an active program of research, and a willingness to engage in the broader life of the college.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, two sample syllabi, a writing sample (approx. 30 pp) and two letters of reference (to be uploaded by referees) to jobs.carleton.edu by the application deadline of February 1. Fellowship begins in September, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Noah Salomon, Associate Professor of Religion and Director of Middle East Studies (email@example.com) or to Nikki Lamberty, Administrative Assistant, Department of History (firstname.lastname@example.org), Carleton College.
Carleton is dedicated to developing its faculty to better reflect the diversity of our student body and 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 Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.