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Visiting Assistant Professor, Modern European History

Wake Forest University
United States, North Carolina, Winston Salem
May 24, 2024

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Job Description Summary

Job Description:

The History Department at Wake Forest University seeks a one year visiting assistant professor of modern European history (after 1800, including Britain) for appointment beginning July 2024. The job carries a 3-3 teaching load; the primary teaching responsibility of the post will be sections of HST 102, "Europe and the World in the Modern Era," which meet the college's general education requirements. The successful candidate will also teach an upper division course for majors in modern European history with a regional focus according to their area of expertise, including Britain, Western Europe, and European empires. Teaching undergraduates is central to Wake Forest's mission. Candidates should have teaching experience and Ph.D. in hand by August 2023; advanced ABD students will be considered as well. More information about the department and its course offerings can be found at https://history.wfu.edu/, and for quick facts about the University, go to http://www.wfu.edu/visitors/quickfacts.html.

Additional Job Description

A complete application will include a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that includes general teaching philosophy as well as a description of how the candidate would approach the courses required for the position, and a list of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. References will be contacted only for short-listed candidates, with their prior approval. Interested applicants should apply via the University's career website at: http://www.wfu.careers/. Inquiries about the application process and document submission may be addressed to wakejobs@wfu.edu. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the search chair, Dr. Barry Trachtenberg trachtbc@wfu.edu. Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

Time Type Requirement

Full time

Inorder to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for all final faculty candidates being considered for employment.

WakeForestseeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce while promoting an inclusive work environment committed to excellence in the spirit of Pro Humanitate.In adherence with applicable laws and as provided by University policies, the University prohibits discrimination in its employment practices on thebasis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, disability and veteran statusandencourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.