Job Opening: Asian History, Monmouth College

job opening - 5Institution: Monmouth College, History
Location: Illinois, United States
Position: Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor of Asian History

Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, seeks applications for an entry-level, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of History to begin August 2015, in Asian History. Requirements include a passion for teaching, a strong commitment to the liberal arts, and a doctoral degree in hand by the time of appointment. We are looking for a scholar to complement our existing areas of specialization, who takes a transnational approach to linkages between peoples and regions, and who has the ability and desire to teach courses outside Asia, including thematic classes without a specific geographic focus.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in our unique History curriculum as well as general education offerings in Monmouth’s innovative Integrated Studies program. Evidence of teaching excellence and/or potential must be addressed in letters of recommendation. Expectations include outstanding teaching, student advising, supervision of student research, collegial involvement in the Department, and enthusiastic engagement in the life of the College. All Monmouth faculty are required to maintain an active program of professional growth and scholarly activity.

Email letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of student evaluations, a copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Stacy Cordery, Chair of History Search, Monmouth College, at For full consideration, applications should be received before January 10, 2015.

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

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About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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