The American Studies Department at Dickinson College invites applications for a two-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor in Native American and American Studies.  Dickinson is located in Carlisle, PA twenty minutes west of Harrisburg and is a two-hour drive from Baltimore, Washington DC, and Philadelphia.

The successful candidate, in addition to having Native American Studies as his or her major field of research, will have a Ph.D. in American Studies, Native American Studies, Ethnic Studies, or a related field. In addition to teaching within his or her field of expertise at all levels of the curriculum, the candidate we seek will also be interested in teaching within the American Studies Department.

We expect a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts environment and the ability to create an inclusive learning environment for an increasingly diverse student body.
Interested candidates should apply for this position electronically at Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research program, and relevant student evaluations.  Please also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted via the electronic submission system. The due date for completed applications is November 18, 2016.
The College is committed to building a representative and diverse faculty, administrative staff, and student body. We encourage applications from all qualified persons.