Assistant Professor of History - 19th-Century U.S. History
Valparaiso University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August, 2019. The successful applicant will teach courses on the American Revolution and the Civil War, as well as the University's first-year Humanities Core and elective courses in the applicant's specialty. A Ph.D. in United States history or closely related field is required; A.B.D. candidates who expect to complete the Ph.D. by Fall 2019 will be considered. Submit letter of application, c.v., and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Heath W. Carter through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/54768. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds. In addition to strong academic qualifications and excellence in teaching, the University highly values experience in working across cultural and other significant differences. Applicants should also be interested in working at a university engaged in issues in Christian higher education in the Lutheran tradition.
Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experiences to develop and support a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at http://www.valpo.edu/general-counsel/policies/equal-opportunity-policy/ . Employment at Valparaiso University will require a satisfactory criminal background check.