Visiting Assistant Professor of European History

St. Lawrence University

The History Department at St. Lawrence University invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Assistant Professor position in European History (potentially renewable for two additional years), beginning August 2018. The standard workload is three courses per semester, including at least one at the introductory level.

Minimum Qualifications     

Candidates must have experience in teaching and be qualified to teach an interdisciplinary, introductory course in European Studies. Candidates must have their European History Ph.D. in hand by August 2018.  Though the area of specialization is open, candidates working on the Ancient, Medieval, or Early Modern era and/or with a focus on the diversity of European society are especially welcome to apply. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national perspectives to their scholarly work and teaching.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Judith DeGroat ([email protected]), Search Chair.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

Located at 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, NY, St. Lawrence University is a coeducational, private, independent liberal arts institution of about 2,400 students from more than 40 states and 40 nations. The educational opportunities at St. Lawrence inspire students and prepare them to be critical and creative thinkers, to find a compass for their lives and careers, and to pursue knowledge and understanding for the benefit of themselves, humanity and the planet. Through its focus on active engagement with ideas in and beyond the classroom, a St. Lawrence education leads students to make connections that transform lives and communities, from the local to the global.

The University is committed to and seeks diversity among its faculty, staff and students. Such a commitment ensures an atmosphere that is diverse and complex in ways that are intellectually and socially enriching for the entire campus community. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups, as well as from individuals with experience teaching or working in a multicultural environment, are encouraged. St. Lawrence University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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