Adjunct Faculty, History (African History)

The Department of History at Connecticut College invites applications to teach two courses on African History, one in the fall, 2020 and another in the spring, 2021 (semesters could be negotiated). We seek a colleague who is an excellent teacher and is enthusiastic about working closely with students in a liberal arts context. The two courses are:  HIS103 AFRICAN CIVILIZATIONS TO 1870 (fall), and HIS245 MODERN AFRICAN HISTORY, 1870-PRESENT(spring). Classes meet twice a week. The successful candidate should be an advanced ABD or have a Ph.D. in History at the time of appointment. Fall classes begin the last week of August; spring classes begin the third week in January.

Connecticut College is a private, highly selective institution with a demonstrated commitment to outstanding faculty teaching and research.  Recognizing that intellectual vitality and diversity are inseparable, the College has embarked on a significantly successful initiative to diversify its faculty, student body and curriculum.  The College seeks creative scholars excited about working in a liberal arts setting, with its strong focus on engaged teaching, participation in shared governance, and active involvement in an institution-wide advancement of diversity.

Please submit a cover letter addressed to Leo J. Garofalo, Chair, African History Search Committee, a curriculum vita, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to  Please arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted to Interfolio as well. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.