Job Posting: Visiting Assistant Professor of History


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Posting Date 02/09/2023
Closing Date Until Filled
Employment Type(s)
  • Other
Location Beloit, Wisconsin, 53511


The department of history at Beloit College invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern U.S. history for the academic year 2023-24. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research and teaching interests focus on the history of race, migration, or the environment.

We welcome candidates from a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives, as well as those who can contribute to programs in Justice and Rights, Critical Identity Studies or Environmental Studies. Teaching responsibilities include survey courses in modern U.S. history as well as introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will share Beloit’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will demonstrate an ability to support students from historically underrepresented backgrounds. The teaching load is five or six courses (2-3 or 3-3).

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution. We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability. We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity. We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit is a selective undergraduate liberal arts college that attracts students from across the United States and the world. The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty. It is recognized as one of the Colleges That Change Lives. AA/EEO

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; two syllabi; and contact information for three references to the link below by April 1, 2023.

Begin Your Application 

Questions should be directed to Robert LaFleur ( A Ph.D. in History or related field is required prior to appointment. ABD candidates may apply; however, the Ph.D. must be completed before the start of the appointment.

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