Position Overview: The Department of History invites applications for a one year term at the rank of lecturer in modern U.S. history (1865 to the present) for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will teach survey courses in American history from the pre-contact period through the present and upper division undergraduate courses in modern American history. The course load is four four-credit courses (two different course preparations) per semester.
Qualifications: AB.D or Ph.D. in History is required by time of appointment
Merrimack College seeks to nourish and sustain our five core values of leadership, community, awareness, scholarship, and service. The College is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. All candidates are encouraged to describe in their application previous activities or interest in building a culture committed to diversity and inclusive excellence, as well as how they will engage in fostering a culture that values diversity and inclusive excellence at Merrimack College.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To Apply: Applicants should submit electronic versions of the following: a letter of interest, a c.v., two sample syllabi (one for a survey-level course and one for an upper-level course), and three letters of recommendation. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Susan Vorderer, History Department Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.
About Merrimack: The only Catholic, Augustinian college in New England, Merrimack College is an independent, coeducational institution with more than 4,200 undergraduates and graduate students from 34 states and 36 countries, and comprises schools of liberal arts, science and engineering, health sciences, education and social policy, and business. The college’s 220-acre campus is approximately 25 miles north of Boston in North Andover and Andover, Mass. Merrimack is a Master’s Colleges & Universities/Medium Programs institution in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Merrimack recently placed 21st in the nation for “Colleges That Add the Most Value” in Money’s special Best Colleges report and was ranked as one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States, according to U.S. News.
This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.
Merrimack College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.