Visiting Assistant Professor in European & Middle Eastern History

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Northfield, VT

Founded in 1819, Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the country and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Today we are a diversified academic institution that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and professional certificates to adult learners online and to Corps and civilian lifestyle students on campus.

We are located in the beautiful Green Mountains of Vermont, only 20 minutes from the state capital, Montpelier, and three hours from Boston or Montreal.

Our excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vision, group life, and disability insurances, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, an employee assistance program, paid time off, use of the University pool and fitness center, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members. Some employees may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program on their Federal Student Aid Direct Loan balance.

Job Description:

The Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a visiting professor in European and Middle Eastern history, beginning July 1, 2020.  Candidates who have background in North Africa are also encouraged to apply.  Teaching responsibilities will involve up to four courses a semester, including the ability to conduct survey courses in world civilization and Middle Eastern history, along with advanced undergraduate coursework in the successful candidate’s area of specialization.

Requirements:

While a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential, Norwich University is committed to junior faculty developing scholarship through a supportive faculty development program.  A Ph.D. is strongly preferred, though strong A.B.D. candidates will be considered.

Additional Information:

Norwich University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a positive education and work environment that recognizes and respects the dignity of all students, faculty and staff. Reasonable accommodations will be made for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant.  Please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected] for assistance.

All candidates must be a US Citizen/Permanent Resident legally eligible to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future. A post offer, pre-employment background check will be required of the successful candidate.

Norwich University offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, group life and long term disability insurance, flexible-spending accounts for health and dependent care, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, paid time off including parental leave, and tuition scholarships for eligible employees and their family members.

How to apply

Apply online

Please submit a letter of application, CV, and three letters of reference  Sample syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a writing sample are also encouraged.

Reference letters may be sent  to [email protected]

Norwich University (NU) is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont (USA). The university was founded in 1819 at Norwich, Vermont, as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy