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One-Year Visiting Instructor - Early American Republic
About the Position: One-year Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of History beginning on September 16, 2014, through June 15, 2015.  The position is open to historians of the Early American Republic.
About the College/Department: The Department of History at Western Washington University consists of nineteen tenured or tenure-track faculty whose courses serve approximately 230 history majors and make significant contributions to the university’s general education curriculum. History courses cover nearly every historical era and much of the globe. The department encourages its faculty to participate in interdisciplinary programs such as Latin American Studies, Women’s Studies, International Studies, East Asian Studies, Canadian-American Studies, and the Honors program. Faculty in the department provide high quality courses that prepare majors and non-majors with skills in research, analysis, and writing. The department likewise fosters a small but strong M.A. program in history and a nationally recognized M.A. program in Archives and Records Management.
Position Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach seven courses.
Required Qualifications:
  • ABD
  • Ability to teach the survey of U.S. history to 1865, the survey of U.S. history since 1865, or the survey of World History since 1500
  • Ability to teach upper-level courses in the history of the Early American Republic
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. in the history of the Early American Republic
  • Candidates who show promise as a teacher and ability to work effectively with diverse students and colleagues
Academic Emphasis: Early American Republic
Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Please log in below and submit your application via WWU's Electronic System for Employment (EASE).  Note:  You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application system. 

A letter of application along with a c.v., a graduate transcript, sample syllabi for upper-level courses, U.S. History since 1865 or World History since 1500, and three letters of reference are required.

Letters of reference should be sent directly to:
Jennie Huber, Administrative Services Manager
Department of History, MS 9061
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA  98225-9061

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Job Posted: 5/27/2014
Closing Date: 6/25/2014
Recruitment #: 140360
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

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