Visiting Assistant Professor in US History - Department of History

Cleveland, Ohio
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of History at Case Western Reserve University seeks qualified candidates for a one-year position in US History, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, for Academic Year 2017-18. Topical and chronological fields are open, with a preference for candidates who can teach courses in cultural history that include questions of gender and who can teach both beginning and advanced undergraduates as well as graduate students in US history. A strong commitment to research and publication, demonstrated teaching excellence, and concern for issues of diversity are essential. The teaching load for this position is two courses per semester.  Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2017.

Candidates should submit a letter of application stating research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, a writing sample, and relevant teaching evaluations addressed to Prof. Kenneth F. Ledford, Chair, Department of History, Case Western Reserve University, Mather House 104, Cleveland, OH  44106-7107, as a single PDF file sent to Ms. Katie Nabors at Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted in PDF format to Ms. Nabors either independently from the referees or from Interfolio or another digital application service. Consideration of applications will begin on June 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. 

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office for Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity at (216) 368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation.  Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.