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Appointment Type: Faculty Full-time
Department: History
Categories: Faculty
Position Grade: VAP

Union College’s Department of History invites applications for a 2/3 benefit eligible, one-year visiting assistant professor position in European History for academic year 2020-2021. Sub-field and time-frame are open, with preference for early Europe. Teaching load is four courses over three 10-week trimesters.

The successful candidate will offer three lower-level undergraduate classes in the area of expertise and teach a course in Union College’s General Education program. Preference will be given to those candidates who provide evidence of effective teaching. A PhD is preferred, but qualified ABDs will be considered.

Review of applications will begin in April 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, C.V., three letters of reference that speak to your teaching experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin and veteran status. Increasing diversity on campus is a critical priority for Union, one that is integral to our mission of preparing students for a globally interconnected world. Our goal is not only to increase diversity, but to support a diverse environment in which people from varied backgrounds can succeed and thrive. As such, we welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field and a commitment to the ideals of joining a community of diverse faculty, students, and staff. To ensure applications receive full consideration, they should be submitted by March 31, 2020. Please upload a cover letter, CV, a sample of scholarly work, teaching evaluations, and other relevant teaching materials, to  Please provide names and contact information for three references when you complete the online application. An email will be sent automatically requesting that they upload their letter of recommendation to our system. 

Note: All new hires of Union College are subject to a thorough education, work experience, and criminal history background check.

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