Valparaiso University, History
Assistant Professor of History - 20th-Century U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
Valparaiso University invites applications for the position of assistant professor, in the Department of History (https://www.valpo.edu/history). Valparaiso University (“Valpo”), a community of learning grounded in the Lutheran tradition of scholarship, freedom, and faith, prepares students to lead and serve both church and society. Located one hour southeast of Chicago on a 310-acre campus, Valpo is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 3,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Valpo is consistently recognized as one of the best private universities in the Midwest and is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, a county seat of 30,000 residents with high quality schools and an active social community.
The successful candidate will teach courses in 20th-Century U.S. history, as well as the University’s first-year Humanities Core and elective courses in the applicant’s specialty, typically with a 21-credit teaching load and campus citizenship activities. An active research agenda is expected.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in U.S. History or a closely related field.
As a campus with an increasingly diverse student body, we encourage applications from individuals with a commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented communities. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/71153. In your cover letter, please include brief statements of (a) how you might contribute to the University’s distinctive mission, and (b) what experiences you have had which will enable you to mentor a diverse student body. Credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. Employment will require a satisfactory criminal background check. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, applicants are encouraged to apply by December 13, 2019 for timely consideration.
Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support its diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy/ .
Colleen Seguin, Ph.D.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||History Education