The History Department at Westmont College invites applications for a tenure-track position in U.S. History at the rank of assistant or associate professor. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in the history of race and ethnicity or immigration. With a teaching load of three courses per semester, the candidate is expected to teach a combination of broad survey and upper division courses in U.S. History and in his or her field of specialization.
Westmont seeks faculty who are committed to teaching and mentoring undergraduates, to advancing a program of scholarly activity, and to advancing our mission of Christian liberal arts education. With the changing demographics of our region, many of our students now identify as non-white, and we are especially interested in faculty who are able to support and encourage students of color.
Questions may be addressed to Dr. Heather Keaney, chair of History, at email@example.com. Review of applications will begin in October and will continue until the position is filled.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About Westmont College
A nationally ranked liberal arts college in Santa Barbara, Westmont provides a rigorous academic program in a residential Christian community and seeks to cultivate thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world. Undergraduates on the wooded, ocean-view campus choose from more than 100 majors, programs and concentrations. With a low student-to-faculty ratio and small classes, students develop close relationships with outstanding faculty. The college offers numerous overseas programs, up to 12 units for internships, and an elementary and secondary credential program. Vibrant arts activities, a tradition of volunteer service, and strong intercollegiate and intramural sports enrich the college experience. U.S. News & World Report includes Westmont in the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the nation. In 2015, Forbes Magazine ranked Westmont No. 10 on a list of the 50 most entrepreneurial colleges and as No. 64 in its survey Grateful Grads: Top Return-on-Investment. Princeton Review has recognized Westmont in three different categories: Best Western, Colleges That Pay You Back, and Private Schools. Westmont is an EEO employer, seeking to be diverse in people and programs consistent with its mission.