||The History and Political Science Department at Illinois College invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in US History beginning Fall 2014. Candidates must be able to offer a 2-semester US History survey. Research field and teaching specialty are open, with preference for candidates who specialize in African American History and/or Borderlands History. Ability to teach a World Civilization survey is a plus.
Teaching load is three four-credit courses per semester. Completed PhD by August 1, 2014 preferred.
Illinois College is a liberal arts college dedicated to providing opportunities for excellence and success to underserved students. We emphasize experiential learning, service and leadership, and helping students move towards professional careers. The College is located in Jacksonville, Illinois, a historic town 35 miles west of Springfield.
Please submit a letter of application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, course evaluations and other evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three reference letters to Professor Steve Hochstadt, c/o Ms. Elise Meyer, Office of Academic Affairs, Illinois College, 1101 West College Avenue, Jacksonville, IL 62650, or to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Illinois College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty.