College of Idaho, History
Visiting Assistant Professor, US History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Idaho, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at The College of Idaho invites applications from engaging and passionate teachers for a two-year visiting assistant professor in US history beginning in fall 2018, with a possibility of renewal for two additional years. Teaching load is 3-1-3 and specialization is open.
The successful candidate will teach U.S. and Civilization surveys and a range of upper-division courses in the candidate’s areas of specialization and interest. The department values candidates who have experience in working with and mentoring students from diverse backgrounds.
A strong commitment to undergraduate Liberal Arts education and demonstrated successful teaching experience is essential. A PhD in History, Public History, or American Studies at the time of appointment is required.
The College of Idaho values personal attention and collegiality, thus a familiarity with and understanding of a small and residential campus are highly desirable. A sincere interest in students, excellent communication skills, and support of the College’s mission are also required.
Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state’s oldest private college. The C of I has a national reputation for academic excellence and for preparing successful graduates, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three governors, four NFL players and countless business leaders and innovators. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, a community of 50,000 located in Idaho’s vibrant Treasure Valley. Campus is just 30 minutes from downtown Boise, a thriving city with a multitude of dining and entertainment options including the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, the Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, professional sports and more. The area also offers world-class opportunities for hiking, camping, fishing, skiing, mountain biking and whitewater rafting.
Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as of the expected hire date and throughout the date of the contract without sponsorship from the College.
To apply, send a cover letter, CV, sample syllabi, a statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line, US History Search. Letters of recommendation should be sent directly from referees or through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2018. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is selected.
The College of Idaho is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Public History