Employment: Visiting Assistant Professor, Pre-Modern European History, Massachusetts

Review of applications begins 25th March 2013

Visiting Assistant Professor, Pre-Modern European History,
Department of History,
College of the Holy Cross,
Massachusetts, USA.

The Department of History at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty appointment for the 2013-14 academic year to begin in August 2013.  Candidates should possess expertise in the history of pre-modern/pre-industrial Europe and be able to contribute to the major’s thematic offerings, particularly in the fields of Religion and Society, and Gender in Public and Private Life.  Teaching responsibilities include some combination of introductory surveys of medieval and early modern Europe, topics courses for first-year students, and intermediate-level courses in the candidate’s fields of specialty.

 Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field.  Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for conference travel support and reimbursement of relocation costs within the College’s published policies.  All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits.  The College of the Holy Cross uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Please submit a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching philosophy and interest, a statement on current scholarship, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (Ph.D. preferred), and two letters of recommendation to https://secure.interfolio.com/apply/21340. Questions about the position may be directed to Mark Lincicome, Department of History, College of the Holy Cross, One College Street, Worcester, MA 01610-2395 or at (508) 793-2465.  Review of applications will begin on March 25 and continue until the position has been filled.

The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 2,800 students and is located in the second-largest city in New England, 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the mission statement of the College (http://offices.holycross.edu/about/president/mission) and the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Colleges of Worcester Consortium (http://www.cowc.org) and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (http://www.newenglandherc.org). The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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