Employment: Medieval Historian, Rhodes College, Memphis

Closing date 1st November 2013 *(review of applications)

Medieval History, Rhodes College,
Memphis Tennessee.

The Department of History at Rhodes College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in medieval history at the rank of assistant professor, beginning in August 2014. All areas of specialization pre-1500 are welcome. The department seeks applications from individuals whose interests go beyond traditional geographic, methodological, and thematic disciplinary boundaries. PhD by August 2014 is expected.

Applicants should be committed to undergraduate teaching and professional scholarship. Teaching load is five courses each year, normally consisting of surveys and seminars in medieval history, as well as courses in the college’s interdisciplinary humanities program, The Search for Values in Light of Western Civilization: http://www.rhodes.edu/academics/9085.asp.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, faculty development money, travel funds, and an attractive benefits package are included.

Please apply online at http://www.rhodes.edu/jobs. Only online applications will be accepted.  A complete application includes a cover letter, c.v., and three letters of recommendation. For further information, please contact Dee Garceau, Medieval Search Chair, Department of History, Rhodes College, 2000 North Parkway, Memphis, TN 38112; garceau@rhodes.edu. Review of completed applications begins November 1, 2013 and interviews will be conducted via Skype in early December, 2013.

Founded in 1848, Rhodes is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

Rhodes College values an inclusive and welcoming environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce:http://www.rhodes.edu.collegehandbook/1039.asp.  Memphis has a metropolitan population of over one million and provides multiple opportunities for research and for cultural and recreational activities: http://www.rhodes.edu/about/22775.asp.

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