Assistant Professor - History (African Diaspora)

The Department of History and Philosophy at Rider University seeks applications for a tenure track position in the history of the African diaspora, including Africa and Latin America and/or the Caribbean.  Ability to teach African American History also desirable.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in his or her specialized fields and possibly a world history survey on a 3-3 teaching load.  PhD required.  Evidence of commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as successful teaching experience are essential.

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of culturally diverse backgrounds. Applicants should be experienced with, and committed to work in and with, such a diverse population.  Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.  Rider is a private, coeducational university located near Princeton, NJ, and within easy driving distance or train ride to New York City and Philadelphia.  Further information is available at

All applicants must apply online for position no. 312179 at  and upload a letter of application, teaching philosophy, statement on commitment to diversity, sample syllabi and assignments (in a single pdf file), curriculum vitae, and contact information for three letters of recommendation.  Review of completed applications will begin on November 1.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.