Instructor of History

University of Virginia's College at Wise   Wise, VA   Full-time     Education
Posted on November 17, 2023
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Instructor of History

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise seeks to fill a one-year, non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor for the academic year 2024-25. The successful candidate will be required to teach Western Civilization survey courses as well as upper-level courses focusing on Atlantic slavery and/or the African diaspora.

Qualifications include an M.A. in History at the time of the appointment, with ABD or Ph.D. preferred. Additional qualifications include a record or evidence of effective undergraduate teaching, including teaching Western Civilization, as well as a strong commitment to liberal arts/humanities.

The University of Virginia’s College at Wise, a division of the University of Virginia, is a four-year public liberal arts college located in the mountains of southwestern Virginia. Wise is a small town in a rural coal-mining region with a rich labor and environmental history. Interested candidates should apply online at Along with completed candidate profile, please submit a letter of application, a current vita, a statement of teaching/educational philosophy and areas of teaching interest, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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UVA Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, military status, and family medical or genetic information.