Assistant Professor of History, University of Lynchburg

Job Type: Faculty, Non-Tenured

Application Deadline: February 7, 2020


The University of Lynchburg is seeking a candidate with teaching and scholarly expertise in the history of science and technology, including, but not limited to, the history of medicine. The time period and geographical focus are open. A Ph.D. in history is required. The successful applicant will be on a three-year contract to begin August 2020 with possibility of conversion to a tenure track position.

The successful applicant should be able to design courses in their specialty in Lynchburg’s new general education curriculum as well as upper division classes for history majors. In the first year of appointment, the candidate may be asked to teach outside of their subject area to meet department needs. The course load is a 4/4 with an expectation of service and scholarly engagement.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three reference contacts to: Search Committee, Department of History, c/o Julie Williams at humanities@lynchburg.edu. Dr. Adam W. Dean is chairing the search and can answer questions at dean.aw@lynchburg.edu. Applications will be accepted until February 7, 2020. The selected candidate must pass a background check that is satisfactory to the University of Lynchburg, an equal opportunity employer.

The University of Lynchburg is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University of Lynchburg strives for a diverse and inclusive community; under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with a multicultural and diverse constituency.

Posted: January 17, 2020