Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor – Black Diaspora in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade

The Department of History at Dartmouth College invites applications for a historian of the Black Diaspora in the Era of the Atlantic Slave Trade, to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. We invite applications from historians whose primary research fields are related to this capacious area of study. The successful candidate must show promise of outstanding scholarly achievement and a commitment to classroom teaching at the undergraduate level. Teaching assignments will involve introductory as well as more specialized courses.


The appointment will begin July 1, 2021 and a Ph.D. in History or a related field is required by the start date of the appointment. Dartmouth is highly committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive population of students, faculty, and staff. We are especially interested in applicants who are able to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, including but not limited to: racial and ethnic minorities, women, individuals who identify with LGBTQ+ communities, individuals with disabilities, individuals from lower income backgrounds, and/or first generation college graduates.

Application Instructions

Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth’s commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Applicants should submit via Interfolio a letter of application, a curriculum vita, three letters of reference, and a writing sample. Materials should be submitted by October 15, 2020 in order to receive full consideration.

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