Position in Early Modern and Modern French History

Kenyon College in Ohio is currently searching for an Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in Early Modern France and the French Empire.

This is a great opportunity for recent Ph.D.s in Early Modern French and Francophone History.

Here is the full ad from Kenyon College:

Assistant Professor in History of Europe and the French Empire

The History Department at Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of France and the Francophone world, beginning 1 July 2021. We seek applicants who are able to engage in both regional and global aspects of French history from 1600-1870. Area of specialization is open. Candidates whose research and teaching expertise include both Europe and a strong global focus are especially welcome. Candidates should be prepared to teach survey courses on the early modern period in Europe and on French history, and they must be interested in developing intermediate and upper-level seminars in their area of interest. The History Department maintains a strong honors program and there are opportunities to mentor students in these related fields.

The History Department is comprised of a dozen historians with diverse thematic and geographic specializations, and it values both excellence in undergraduate education and high-quality research. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment (July 2021).

Applications should include 1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vitae and 3) a list of names and contact information of three (3) references. Cover letter should discuss teaching experience, with specific examples of innovative assignments and approaches; information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; and candidate’s research agenda, including current and future projects. More materials-letters of recommendation, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and teaching philosophy-will be requested of candidates who advance to the review stage.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of application will begin on January 21, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, see the full job ad on H-Net.

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