Human Resources

Assistant Professor (Visiting) - History (2 Yr Term)

Ursinus College seeks a full-time visiting assistant professor (2-year, fixed term) in Modern European and World History to begin in Fall 2018. 




Candidates should be able to design and teach dynamic and inspiring courses on modern European history, global history, and comparative history; preferred subfields include early modern Europe, colonial/imperial history, and/or postcolonial history. An established commitment to equitable and inclusive teaching is desirable, as is expertise in the digital humanities. Contribution to existing interdisciplinary programs will also be positively considered. The course load will be 3-3 and departmental service will be expected. Courses will include the world history survey courses and the Common Intellectual Experience as well as lower-level and upper-level offerings of the candidate’s design in European, non-western, and/or comparative history.

Requirements and Qualifications

For consideration candidates must have completed their doctoral dissertation by the beginning of the fall semester in late August. Preference may be given to candidates with the Ph.D. in hand at the time of interviews. 

Anticipated Start Date

Fall 2018


Candidates should submit CV, letter of application, and graduate and undergraduate transcripts to Interfolio at Please arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted to Interfolio. Queries may be sent to Susanna Throop, search committee chair ( The application deadline is November 30, 2017.

Posted 10/31/17