Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern European History

Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, Michigan
Posted Date
Jan 30, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern European History

The Department of History at Kalamazoo College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor position for one year—September 2023 through June 2024. The position involves teaching six courses (2-2-2 across three, ten-week terms) in Modern European History, including Introduction to Modern European History and five upper-level elective courses chosen or designed in consultation with the department. Field and geographic area are open, but the position will need to be able to offer a variety of transnational and thematic classes, and we particularly welcome applications from candidates who can offer classes on Eastern European history. The position may also require advising senior theses. Please visit the Departmental website to learn more about the Kalamazoo College History department.

Ph.D. (or evidence of imminent completion) required. Prior teaching experience is desirable. Candidates must demonstrate an interest in undergraduate teaching. Kalamazoo College has made a commitment to inclusive excellence. We especially encourage applications from candidates whose intellectual and pedagogical approaches will be effective in attracting and retaining historically underrepresented students. The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to working with students, faculty and staff from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds.

Kalamazoo College is a highly selective, nationally known liberal arts college, offering an integrated undergraduate experience that weaves a traditional liberal arts curriculum into educational experiences in both domestic and international settings. The campus is located midway between Chicago and Detroit/Ann Arbor in Kalamazoo, Michigan, a metropolitan community of 250,000, which supports several college and university campuses along with numerous civic arts and cultural associations. Thirty-five miles from Lake Michigan, the area offers many opportunities for outdoor activities.

Review of applications will begin February 27, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Kalamazoo College encourages candidates who will contribute to the cultural diversity of the College to apply and to identify themselves if they wish. Kalamazoo College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Upload cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement on experience working with underrepresented students and engaging issues of diversity and inclusion in the curriculum and pedagogical approaches, and undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial acceptable), all in PDF format. Semifinalists will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation to Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Christina Carroll, search committee chair, at the same email address.

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