Western Oregon University’s offers an excellent benefits package for eligible employees which includes 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities. http://www.wou.edu/hr/benefits/
The Department of History at Western Oregon University (WOU) invites applications for a non-tenure-track, Visiting Assistant Professor of Latin American History/ Latin@/Chican@ Studies, and North American Studies. All eras of specialization will be considered; candidates whose work includes Public History or Environmental Studies are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach the U.S. History survey sequence, including a bilingual section in twentieth-century US History instructed in Spanish. The position also requires the instruction of upper-division chronological courses in Mexican, Caribbean, and Latin & South American History, and/or Latin@/Chican@ Studies. Candidates will also have opportunity to develop upper-level course(s) in their own specialization. The visiting faculty will also mentor senior History majors who are completing their senior thesis in these fields. This position supports a variety of interdisciplinary majors, minors, and programs across campus including International Studies, Latin American Studies, Latin@/Chican@ Studies, and the Bilingual Teacher Scholar program. We seek someone who will provide service to the department, the university, and the profession, particularly WOU’s mission to become a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Web site: http://www.wou.edu/history/.
Ph.D in History (ABD will be considered for application, but all degree requirements must be completed by September 16, 2019)
College level teaching experience required, instructor of record preferred
The position begins September 16, 2019 and will be a full-time appointment for Fall 2019, Winter 2020, and Spring 2020.
We are not considering candidates who require Visa sponsorship support. Additionally, the university typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments.
Internal Number: F1906
About Western Oregon University
Western Oregon University (WOU) is a mid-sized public comprehensive university located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley. The university serves a large number of first-generation college students. WOU has received national recognition for its commitment and success in serving students. The campus is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital, about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub, and a short drive from the Oregon coast, mountains, and other scenic areas. The university is located in an increasingly diverse, bilingual, and rural area in the Willamette Valley. Our student body of about 4800 undergraduate and 600 graduate students enjoys a vibrant and close-knit intellectual community. Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.