The Department of History and Political Science at Worcester State University seeks to hire two Visiting Assistant Professors of History. The successful candidates will teach 2-3 sections of one or both of the United States History surveys per semester, as well as upper-level courses in their specialty, and should be prepared to further Worcester State's commitment to increasing and fostering diversity in our campus community. The teaching load is four courses per semester. Instructional formats may include face-to-face classes, blended, or fully online courses. Responsibilities of the position include advising undergraduate students, departmental service, and otherwise contributing to the academic and strategic missions of the department and the university.
The first position is for American history with emphasis on Massachusetts history, economic history, the history of capitalism, and/or history of immigration. Expertise and/or experience with history pedagogy and the Massachusetts social studies curriculum frameworks is an asset, as many of our majors are also Education majors and minors seeking certification within the commonwealth.
The second position is for United States and the World, with an emphasis on public history and/or digital humanities. Possible subfields include Atlantic world, diasporic history, history of the borderlands, and/or the history of science and technology.
Ph.D. in History; the degree must have been awarded by September 1, 2021.
Review of applications will begin March 31, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Worcester State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
All applicants must apply online through Interview Exchange: www.worcester.interviewexchange.com. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.
Information which cannot be uploaded by the applicant may be faxed to 508-929-8163 or mailed to:
WORCESTER STATE UNIVERSITY is a vibrant public university located in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts, the second largest city in New England and home to 38,000 college students at more than a dozen colleges and universities. Situated on a compact 58-acre campus, the University offers 50 undergraduate and graduate academic programs to more than 6,400 students annually. The Princeton Review ranks us as one of the 75 "Best Value" public colleges in the country, as well as a "Best in the Northeast" college.