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Visiting Assistant Professor of History

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Application materials due by February 22, 2017. All applicants must provide 2 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once application is successfully submitted and applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to applicant’s online application. Please note if you are using a dossier service, you must contact this service to obtain an appropriate email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. The automated trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you received your confirmation number.

Posting Details

Job Posting Information

Position Type Faculty
Tenure or non-tenure track Non Tenure
Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of History
Job Summary and Requirements

The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a visiting one-year replacement position in the History of Medieval or Early Modern Europe/Mediterranean World. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/3 load include introductory survey courses on the history of medieval and/or early modern Europe and upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Denison is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. We are located thirty miles from Columbus, Ohio, the state capital, which hosts a wide range of cultural, artistic, and outdoor opportunities. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence. Ph.D. in History and college-level teaching experience preferred. Review of applications will begin on Wednesday, February 22nd and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must include a letter of application that includes discussion of both teaching and research interests, a C.V., sample syllabi, an unofficial transcript, and two (2) letters of recommendation. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, family configuration, socio-economic background, national origin, age, or military status. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application materials must be submitted online at https://employment.denison.edu.

Department History Department
Posting Number F 121300087
Full or Part Time Full Time
FTE
Contact(s) Frank Proctor
Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email proctorf@denison.edu
Open Date 02/02/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Application materials due by February 22, 2017. All applicants must provide 2 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once application is successfully submitted and applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to applicant’s online application.
Please note if you are using a dossier service, you must contact this service to obtain an appropriate email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. The automated trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you received your confirmation number.

Additional Information
Denison University Background Check Statement

The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.

Denison University EEO Statement

To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide.  Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  4. Syllabi 1
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Syllabi 2
  3. Syllabi 3
  4. Course Evaluation 1
  5. Course Evaluation 2
  6. Course Evaluation 3
  7. Writing Sample