Job : Visiting Assistant Professor Medieval Mediterranean (Whitman College, WA)

Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA) is offering a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship in History for a scholar with expertise in the medieval Mediterranean. Applications are welcomed from scholars with research interests in medieval southern Europe, the Byzantine Empire, or the Islamic World to 1453. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching competence in two of the following areas: Europe, the Islamic World, and the Ancient Mediterranean.  Effective August 2015. Ph.D. required.

The successful candidate will teach two of the Department’s introductory history courses (in the fields listed above), as well as advanced courses in her or his area of expertise. The teaching load is five courses for the year (2-3 or 3-2).

All applications must include the following materials: letter of application as well as separate statements addressing the candidate’s teaching interests and scholarly/performance agenda; curriculum vitae; three letters of reference; graduate transcripts; and teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction.

The application should address the candidate’s interest in working at a liberal arts college with undergraduates, majors as well as non-majors, at all levels of instruction. In addition, because Whitman College is committed to cultivating a diverse learning community, the applicant should explain how his or her pedagogy will serve to create and sustain an inclusive learning environment.

To apply, go to, click “Faculty” and “Visiting Assistant Professor of History”.

Deadline: February 21, 2015.

No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, gender, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Magali Romaggi

Agrégée de lettres classiques, doctorante en littérature médiévale à l'Université Lumière Lyon 2, elle travaille sur la figure de Narcisse au Moyen Âge.

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