Visiting Assistant Professor of History

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North Adams, MA, US
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The Department of History and Political Science at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, fully benefited, non tenure-track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in United States History after 1877, beginning January 2020 and extending through May 2021.


Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in history by time of appointment; have demonstrated teaching success, preferably in a liberal arts environment; and have the capacity to teach both halves of the U.S. survey and a wide range of upper-level courses in US history after 1877. Interest in contributing in the areas of public history and undergraduate research is especially welcome. This position has a 4-4 teaching load.

Additional Information:

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit

Application Instructions:

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three professional references, and a teaching statement.

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin October 8, 2019.