Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of History

Wyoming, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 25, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Western Wyoming Community College invites applications for a Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of History to begin Fall 2021. This is a visiting instructor position for one (1) academic year. Successful applicants who demonstrate high quality instruction and service with the college can be invited to continue as faculty at Western.

The primary responsibility of this individual is to provide quality instruction to Western students enrolled in a variety of classes taught at the main campus in Rock Springs and at the Green River Center. Teaching a virtual or Internet course will be common with this position. This individual must be able to relate to a wide variety of students in the community college environment. This individual’s responsibilities will include teaching courses in History.

Typical load is 30 credit hours per academic year; usually 5 courses per semester. Teaching loads range from 28 to 32 credit hours for an academic year.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree in History or, a Master’s in related field, with 18 credits in History from an accredited institution. Experience teaching in relevant content areas. A comprehensive knowledge of the concepts, technologies, principles, and practices of history and historical research.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in History or related field. Teaching experience at the college level substantiated by excellent student and/or letters of recommendation. 

HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date June 6, 2021. For full job description and to apply visit

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salaries at Western Wyoming Community College will be commensurate with education and experience. Western provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care. Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Wyoming Retirement Systems.