Visiting Assistant Professor of History - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Department of History at The College of Wooster invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in Early American history beginning August 2014. We welcome candidates with expertise in any area of American History prior to 1877. Desirable, but not required, fields would include: Native American, Environmental, Science and Technology, Gender, and Colonialism/Empire.  The successful candidate will teach one survey course U.S. Experience to 1877 as well as other courses inher/hisfieldofexpertise. She/he will also supervise undergraduate research in the Independent Study Program, the College’s program of faculty-mentored undergraduate researchPhD preferred; advanced ABD will be considered. A complete application will include: a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Additional evidence of research and teaching interests (including course evaluations) is welcome. Address all materials to Jeff Roche, Chair Department of History, College of Wooster. Submit all materials through Interfolio: Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press “apply.” Review of applications will begin January 14th, 2014.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The College of Wooster is a drug-free workplace.


Keyword Phrases

  • American History
  • Colonialism/Empire
  • Native American
  • Environmental
  • Science and Technology
  • Gender
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 1/14/2014