University of Puget Sound
Visiting Assistant Professor- History
Job ID: 3278
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Appointment:Full-time, sabbatical replacement, Fall 2017 to Spring 2018 terms
Responsibilities: Visiting assistant professor of early modern European history, Mediterranean focus.Teaching load is 3 courses per semester, to include lower-division surveys of European history from the fourth to seventeenth centuries and upper-division courses in areas of interest. Teaching expertise in the Renaissance or Islam is welcome.
Qualifications: Ph.D. (ABD considered) in European history with an early modern and Mediterranean focus and a commitment to liberal arts education.
Compensation and Benefits:
Rank: Visiting Assistant Professor
Salary is commensurate with education and experience.
Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit: http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices–services/human-resources/overview-of-university-benefit/.
About Puget Sound: The University of Puget Sound is located in Tacoma, Washington, a vibrant, diverse mid-sized urban port city. Within, and near, Tacoma there is ready access to urban, rural, and natural areas as well as opportunities to participate in a wide variety of cultural activities.
Application Deadline: Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit application materials no later than February 24, 2017 to ensure consideration.
Please submit curriculum vitae (CV) when prompted to submit resume. Additional documents can be attached within the application before submission. Applications submitted without the required attachments will not be considered.
• Curriculum vitae
• Letter of Interest
• Teaching materials
• Scholarship sample
• Diversity statement
• Three letters of recommendation.( You will be asked to specify the email addresses of reference providers at the time of application and the system will email these providers on the next business day.)
All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry.
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About Puget Sound
Puget Sound is a selective national liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington, drawing 2,600 students from 48 states and 20 countries. Puget Sound graduates include Rhodes and Fulbright scholars, notables in the arts and culture, entrepreneurs and elected officials, and leaders in business and finance locally and throughout the world. A low student-faculty ratio provides Puget Sound students with personal attention from faculty who have a strong commitment to teaching and offer 1,200 courses each year in more than 40 traditional and interdisciplinary fields, including graduate programs in occupational and physical therapy and in education. Puget Sound is the only nationally ranked independent undergraduate liberal arts college in Western Washington, and one of just five independent colleges in the Pacific Northwest granted a charter by Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s most prestigious academic honorary society. Visit “About Puget Sound” (http://www.pugetsound.edu/about) to learn more about the college.
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