Visiting Assistant Professor of History
- Wofford College
- Spartanburg, South Carolina
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Feb 22, 2023
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
- Employment Level
- Non-Tenured Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
Wofford College invites applications for a visiting assistant professor in the Department of History for the 2023-24 academic year, renewable for 2024-25 pending performance review. At Wofford, faculty serve as teacher-scholars dedicated to the education and mentorship of undergraduates in a liberal arts tradition. Wofford embraces a broad definition of scholarship that includes discipline-specific, pedagogical and interdisciplinary research.
The position requires the candidate hold a Ph.D. in early European history by the time of the appointment on Aug. 15, 2023. We seek candidates who have a passion for teaching undergraduates. In the fall of 2023, the visiting assistant professor of history will teach two sections of HIST 101 (Western Civilization from the Renaissance to 1815), and two sections of HIST 102 (Western Civilization Since 1815). There is typically a maximum of 24 students enrolled in each 100-level History course. In the spring 2024 semester, the visiting assistant professor of history will teach a total of three sections of HIST 101 or HIST 102 and one upper division class from the department’s existing early modern Europe classes.
Application materials should be sent to search committee chair Dr. Clayton Whisnant (HistorySearch@wofford.edu) by March 24, 2023. Application materials include (1) a cover letter explaining the ability to teach the required courses (including relevant teaching experience), (2) an academic CV (with names of references), and (3) a statement of teaching philosophy.
ABOUT WOFFORD COLLEGE
Wofford College is a place where thought leads, where ideas are celebrated and problem solving is expected. Wofford invites applicants who are focused on student success and excited to join a community committed to preparing thought leaders.
Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. A Phi Beta Kappa college (chartered in 1940), Wofford offers 27 major fields of study to a student body of 1,800 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, experiential learning opportunities and successful and supportive graduates, Wofford is recognized consistently as a “best value” and for accessibility for low- and middle-income students. To learn more, visit Wofford.edu.
Wofford College values diversity within our students, faculty and staff and strives to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people. Wofford College does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For information about Wofford’s Title IX compliance, visit wofford.edu/administration/title-ix.
It is the policy of Wofford College to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities for employment. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact HumanResources@Wofford.edu.
Wofford College, established in 1854, is a four-year, residential liberal arts college located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It offers 27 major fields of study to a student body of 1,775 undergraduates. Nationally known for the strength of its academic program, outstanding faculty, experiential learning opportunities and successful graduates, Wofford is recognized consistently as a “best value” and for its commitment to student success and accessibility for low- and middle-income students. The college community has 12 sororities and fraternities as well as 19 NCAA Division I athletics teams.
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