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Lewis & Clark College, a private liberal arts college with 2,000 undergraduates, invites applications for a one-year replacement visiting assistant professorship in the Department of History for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be advanced ABD candidates in history.  Potential for excellent teaching at an undergraduate institution is essential. The course load will be five courses, ranging from general surveys in African and/or Middle Eastern history to upper-level special topics courses in the visitor’s area of research expertise.

A complete application must include (1) a letter of application including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching experience and research interests, as well as a description of how the applicant’s teaching and/or work in the campus community will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity. ; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) evidence of teaching effectiveness; and (4) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees).  All materials should be addressed to Chair, David Campion and must be submitted via Interfolio ( ). Click “Apply” to create your free account. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Lewis & Clark is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world and affirms the educational benefits of diversity (see

Lewis & Clark College will conduct background checks on the finalist(s). Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.

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