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Assistant or Associate Professor of History, Tenure-track

09/15/2023 12:52 pm

Rockford University seeks candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in history, appointment effective Fall 2024. The successful candidate will have a strong background in non-Western (i.e. not European or US) and European history. Responsibilities include teaching the World History survey, introductory and upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, and courses in service to the major. Time period of specialization is open.

Excellent teaching ability is a must and candidates need an educational philosophy compatible with a private, independent institution and liberal arts-based curriculum. Teaching load is 12 credits per semester (four 3-credit courses) and applicants must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the date of appointment. Participation in the University’s scholarly community, as well as activities at the University (i.e. student academic advising, faculty committee service) and in the larger local community is also expected of the successful candidate for progress toward tenure and promotion.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 15, 2023, but will be accepted until January 3, 2024.  Please submit via e-mail (in one pdf) a letter of application addressing qualifications for the position and a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching success, a brief description of current research, transcripts (official upon hire) and three letters of recommendation (sent via separate email) to    

At Rockford University we are committed to the principle of diversity, equity and inclusion as it relates to building a well-rounded workforce and community.  We are especially interested in candidates who through their professional experience bring contributions to diversity and excellence in the work they do.