Assistant Professor of History

Wheaton College Illinois
Wheaton, IL

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Arts & Humanities, History & Classics
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
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Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Position: Assistant Professor of History Location: Wheaton, IL
Job Id: 743 # of Openings: 1 The History Department at Wheaton College (IL) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in History beginning in August 2022. Ph.D. in history is required by July 1, 2022. The position will be in United States history with a focus on North American Christianity. Candidates should have a secondary field, which can be thematic, regional, or methodological. The teaching commitment is three courses each semester for a total of six courses per year. The successful candidate will teach the U.S. history survey, as well as other courses related to their field and expertise. The department seeks a gifted teacher/scholar who shares the ideals of Christian liberal arts education and who can communicate a love for history to bright, motivated undergraduates. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to [email protected] Please submit all materials by October 22. Review of materials will begin immediately after the deadline. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.


Wheaton College is an explicitly Christian, academically rigorous, fully residential liberal arts college and graduate school located in the Chicago area. Established in 1860 in Wheaton, Illinois, Wheaton is guided by its original mission to provide excellence in Christian higher education, and offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees in the liberal arts and sciences, and 18 graduate degrees in various fields of study.

Located 25 miles west of Chicago, IL, Wheaton College, founded in 1860, is a four year private, residential, academically rigorous interdenominational Christian liberal arts College that “serves Jesus Christ and advances His Kingdom through excellence in liberal arts and graduate programs that educate the whole person to build the church and benefit society worldwide.”

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