Assistant/Associate Professor of European History

Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 11, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

Northwest University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position in European History. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, enthusiastic teacher/scholar who is committed to helping undergraduate students achieve their goals. The successful candidate will teach Western Civilizations survey courses, as well as upper-division courses in areas of their specialty. Ability to teach topics in political science or political history is advantageous.

Candidates must possess a meaningful commitment to Jesus Christ, the church, and the Gospel. We are seeking someone with a winsome, encouraging and culturally engaged faith. Candidates with experience mentoring diverse students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds, preferred.

Application review will begin December 1, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will begin in January-February 2021.

Essential Functions
  • Teach four courses a semester in the Department of History
  • Advise undergraduate students
  • Work with the department chair to revise and improve curriculum as needed
  • Develop new courses in the candidate’s area of research and expertise
  • Participate in service to the university as assigned
  • Engage in scholarship related to his/her field of study
  • Doctoral degree in history (ABD considered)
  • Undergraduate teaching and advising experience
  • A commitment to teaching excellence in an undergraduate, liberal arts program.
  • A demonstrated, vibrant evangelical faith compatible with the mission of Northwest University and the Assemblies of God
  • Willingness to apply a faith-based worldview to course design, instruction and advising

Dependent on education and experience and based upon the established faculty salary schedule starting at the assistant professor rank.

Application Requirements

For full consideration, please submit the following:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A list of three professional references with e-mail and phone contact information
  • A statement explaining how the candidate’s Christian faith shapes his or her approach to the discipline of history
  • A statement describing the candidate’s personal Christian faith, practice, and current local church affiliation
  • Other information may be requested in the interview process.

Please email your documents to:

Sarah Drivdahl
Dean, College of Arts and Sciences