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Visiting Instructor of History

Purdue University Northwest
Hammond, Indiana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

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Visiting Instructor, History

Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Purdue University Northwest

The Department of History, Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at Purdue University Northwest (Hammond and Westville, Indiana) anticipates hiring a Visiting Instructor to teach introductory history courses in United States, European, and World History, and other undergraduate history or liberal studies courses, beginning Fall 2024.

  • Candidates must have completed at least an MA in History (or other relevant field)
  • A minimum of two years’ experience teaching history at the college level.
Desired Qualifications:
  • The ability to teach US, European, and non-Western History is a plus.
Start date is August 12, 2024. Responsibilities include teaching five classes per semester.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without permission. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions, please contact Michael Lynn, Interim Department Chair, at

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Purdue University Northwest

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university located in Northwest Indiana that is dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. Diverse, hardworking, and innovative, we’re where academic excellence meets real-world experience. At PNW, students from next door and students from halfway across the world come together to learn, grow, and connect.

At Purdue University Northwest, we go beyond the classroom, walking the extra mile with students to empower confidence and encourage real-world experiences. We push beyond the boundaries of innovation to drive engagement and make an impact in Northwest Indiana and the world at large.

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