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Position Detail - Visiting Lecturer in South Asian History

Visiting Lecturer in South Asian History

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Work type: Faculty Salaried Visitor Full Time
Location: South Hadley, MA
Categories: Faculty

The Department of History at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a 1-year Visiting Lecturer position in South Asian history, to begin Fall 2022. The successful candidate will teach a survey on modern South Asia and intermediate- and upper-level courses in their area of interest. Field of specialization is open. The teaching expectation is 5 courses per year. Applicants should have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in hand before August 2022.

Please submit a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, sample syllabuses of an introductory course in South Asian history and a course in your field of specialization, a short writing sample, and statements covering (1) research interests, (2) teaching philosophy, (3) the mentoring of a diverse student body. Please include contact information for three references as part of your application. Reference letters will be requested at a later date in the search process. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring students who are broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. The deadline for applications is February 14, 2022. 

Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.

Mount Holyoke College is a women’s college that is gender diverse. The College is committed to providing equal access and opportunity in employment and education to all employees and students. In compliance with state and federal law, Mount Holyoke College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, genetic information, sex, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law. The College does not discriminate on the basis of gender in the recruitment and admission of students to its graduate program.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

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