Colgate University, Department of History

Position ID:Colgate-Department of History-VAP [#16115]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Areas: History / History of capitalism, History of War and Violence
Appl Deadline:2020/03/15 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/03/02, finished 2020/05/21)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

United States. The History Department at Colgate University seeks a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of the United States, to begin in fall semester 2020. The specialization is open, but the Department would especially welcome applications from persons with teaching competence in the history of capitalism or the history of war and violence. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after the date of hire. The successful candidate will teach five (5) courses, including introductory and upper-division courses in the field consistent with the candidate’s interests and departmental needs, and may be expected to participate in all-university programs, including the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. Salary and benefits highly competitive. Please send a cover letter, a CV, and three (3) letters of recommendation to Prof. Alan Cooper, Chair of the Search Committee, through Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching and scholarship might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been a victim of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Colgate is a highly selective liberal arts university of 2900 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship.

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330 Alumni Hall,
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive,
Hamilton, NY 13346

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