Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of History (History of Science)

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Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor of History (History of Science)

Clinton, NY, USA
Open Date:
Mar 22, 2021

The History Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one year visiting position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2021. We seek candidates to teach a survey of the Scientific Revolution and related courses in the history of science and early modern European intellectual history. Candidates will also advise several undergraduates engaged in independent research projects in these fields. In particular, we are seeking candidates whose work extends beyond Europe and who can contribute to our college's interdisciplinary program in Medieval and Renaissance Studies or to an area of interdisciplinary study as appropriate to the candidate’s background. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph. D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses. Candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., graduate transcript, writing sample (such as a chapter or article), and three letters of recommendation via interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to Kevin Grant ([email protected]). Our review of applications will begin on April 9, 2021.

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Posted: 3/26/2021
Application Due: 5/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time