Job Announcement: Hope College History Department


Two History Positions at Hope College

Hope College is seeking two tenure-track professors in history. Shared by Marc Baer, chair of the history department at Hope and a faithful friend of the Emerging Scholars Network

Pre-1900 World History, Tenure-track

The Department of History at Hope College seeks to fill a tenure-track position for an assistant professor in pre-1900 world history, beginning fall 2016. Qualified applicants should be enthusiastic about undergraduate teaching and prepared to offer general education courses in world history before and after 1500 as well as upper level courses in transnational history and one of the following world regions: Africa; Asia; Latin America; Middle East (3/3 load). Ph.D. in hand preferred by start of the appointment. Teaching experience preferred. Applications received by October 19 will be given first priority. Please submit the following electronically to letter of application, which should incorporate approaches to teaching and research; curriculum vitae; and unofficial graduate school transcript.

History and Classics Joint Appointment, Tenure-track

Hope College seeks to fill a tenure-track joint position in History and Classics. Duties include teaching courses in ancient history and civilization, Greek language, as well as contributing to the general education curriculum. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach thematic interdisciplinary courses focusing on the world before 1500, Greek and Roman history and culture, gender history, as well as in the area of the candidate’s specialty. Standard teaching load is three courses per semester. Strong candidates will demonstrate a record of excellent teaching and scholarship, a commitment to building a strong program in Classics and a willingness to lead off-campus programs. They will show clear enthusiasm for teaching undergraduates in both departmental and general education courses, and a commitment to the liberal arts in the context of a global society and the historic Christian faith. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Ph.D. in hand by August 2016 preferred. Applications are accepted online at Required documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and unofficial graduate transcripts. Application materials will be accepted until October 29, 2015.

Image: Dimnent Chapel at Hope College, courtesy of Marc Baer 

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