Human Resources

History Professor

18th and 19th Century US History

The Department of History at Hendrix College seeks to fill a position in 18th and 19th century US history, rank open - all levels are encouraged to apply. Areas of particular expertise are open as well. The person selected will teach six courses a year, divided between upper and lower-division classes,and will occasionally teach the department's methods and/or capstone courses, which are staffed on a rotating basis.  Applications should include a letter addressing the candidate's interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, a curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation (including the phone numbers and email addresses of the referees), and transcripts of all graduate and undergraduate work.  Applications from candidates with an interest in participating in the common freshman course and other interdisciplinary programs, and in using instructional technology where appropriate, will be particularly welcome.  Application materials should be sent to Dr. Deborah Skok, Hendrix College, 1600 Washington Avenue, Conway, AR72032. Review of materials will begin November 12, 2012.Selected candidates will be invited to an interview at the American Historical Association conference in January 2013.


Hendrix is a distinguished liberal arts college with an endowment of $160 million, sheltering a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, located in Conway, Arkansas, thirty miles from Little Rock at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.  The College, related to the United Methodist Church, has a strong commitment to excellence in teaching liberal arts.  Hendrix College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race,gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.Further, the College is committed to the maintenance of an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.