Western Washington University, History
One-Year Visiting Instructor - Classical World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
One-year Visiting Instructor of History beginning on September 16, 2013, through June 15, 2014. The position is open to historians of the Classical World.
The successful candidate will teach seven courses.
Required: ABD, the ability to teach the survey of Western Civilization to 476 or the survey of World History to 500, and the ability to teach upper-level courses in the history of the ancient Mediterranean.
Preferred: A Ph.D. in the history of the Classical World or a related field. Candidates who show promise as a teacher and have experience working with a diverse student body and staff.
The Department of History at Western Washington University consists of nineteen tenured or tenure-track faculty whose courses serve approximately 230 history majors and make significant contributions to the university’s general education curriculum. History courses cover nearly every historical era and much of the globe. The department encourages its faculty to participate in interdisciplinary programs such as Latin American Studies, Women’s Studies, International Studies, East Asian Studies, Canadian-American Studies, and the Honors program. Faculty in the department provide high quality courses that prepare majors and non-majors with skills in research, analysis, and writing. The department likewise fosters a small but strong M.A. program in history and a nationally recognized M.A. program in Archives and Records Management.
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY is located in Bellingham, Washington, a city of approximately 81,000 situated between Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, both of which have substantial research universities, archives, and libraries to which WWU faculty have access. The University enrolls approximately 15,000 students in eight colleges. The Department of History is in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Please log in below and submit your application via WWU's Electronic System for Employment (EASE). Note: You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application system.
A letter of application along with a c.v., a graduate transcript, sample syllabi for upper-level courses, Introduction to Western Civilization or World History to 500, and three letters of reference are required.
In addition to applying online http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/hr/Employment/InfoforApplicants/InstructionsforApplyingOnline-VacPool.pdf, please mail your materials in hard copy form to:
Jennie Huber, Administrative Services Manager
Department of History, MS 9061
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9061
Materials must be received by April 30, 2013 Closing Date Notes: Position open until filled.
Other Information: For general questions contact the Department Administrator Jennie Huber at (360) 650-3457 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Jennie Huber, Administrative Services Manager
Other Information: For general questions contact the Department Administrator Jennie Huber at (360) 650-3457 or
|Primary Category:||Classical Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies