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Visiting Full-Time Faculty Position in History (Modern European History)

College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts (US)
Nationally Competitive
Date posted
Mar 12, 2024

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

The Department of History at the College of the Holy Cross invites applications for a visiting full-time faculty position in modern European history for the 2024-2025 academic year to begin in August 2004. Geographic specialization is open, but Russia is excluded. We seek candidates who will contribute to our curriculum's Global Themes 

(see, particularly applicants who could supplement our Gender in Public and Private Life offerings. Visiting full-time faculty teach three courses (usually two distinct course preps) each semester. Candidates should be able to offer at least one section of our early modern European survey (History 113, Renaissance to Napoleon) in the fall and at least one section of our late modern European survey (History 114, Napoleon to the Present) in the spring. These courses may be tailored to focus on different sets of Global Themes, depending on a candidate’s interests. The additional course(s) each semester will be electives that reflect the strengths and interests of our visiting colleague while aligning with our curricular needs and in consultation with the department chair.

Visiting full-time faculty teach 3 courses each semester and are eligible for research and professional development support as well as taxable reimbursement of relocation costs up to $3000, according to the College’s published policies. All full-time appointments offer competitive salaries and include full benefits. Faculty at the College cultivate a richly diverse academic community, pursue innovative teaching, and create high-impact scholarship. To learn more about faculty life at the College & the Worcester area, candidates are encouraged to visit our Prospective Faculty page.


Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching as informed by current practice and scholarship in the field. Ph.D. required by the beginning of the appointment.


Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above, a current curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, transcripts, and two confidential letters of recommendation.

In your cover letter, in addition to describing your research and teaching interests, please address the ways you might contribute to and further the College’s mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see​ ​​) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Previous experience teaching, mentoring, or advising diverse student populations is an asset. For more information, please visit​ ​​.


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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Questions about this search may be directed to Sahar Bazzaz at


College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,100 students and is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate an enduring commitment to academic excellence and who embrace the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.


The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action in the workplace.

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