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Visiting Assistant Professor of Public History

Posted 10/25/2017

  • One year, full-time position starting in Fall 2018
  • Ph.D. preferred; ABD considered

This position is eligible for limited benefits.

The History Department at Moravian College invites applications for a one-year visiting faculty position in public history for the 2018-19 academic year. Moravian College is situated in historic Bethlehem, which offers opportunities to develop a public history curriculum while working with local museums, historical societies, and archives. The successful candidate will have a teaching load of 3/3, which will include developing an introduction to public history course and teaching our internship course. Preference will be given to scholars specializing in underrepresented or historically marginalized groups or the Global South and/or who can teach Non-Western survey courses.

Education requirements: Ph.D. (U.S. or foreign equivalent degree) in Public History, History or a related field is preferred, ABD candidates will be considered. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.

All positions are subject to budget availability.

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Qualified candidates should send the following materials:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Letter of interest
  3. Three letters of recommendation.
  4. Evidence of teaching experience (such as syllabi and/or course evaluations)

Please send all materials to Dr. Sandra Aguilar at

Review of applications will begin on February 10, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Moravian College will not sponsor applicants for this position for a U.S. work visa.

Click here to learn more about the History Department!

Founded in 1742, Moravian College is the sixth-oldest college in the country. Moravian is a private coeducational liberal arts college that is located in historic Bethlehem, in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Moravian is composed of a traditional undergraduate program, graduate, professional, and adult completion programs, and Moravian Theological Seminary.

Moravian College is committed to enhancing the diversity of our community, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. The College community understands that it shares a responsibility for generating and preserving a learning environment where difference is valued, and inclusiveness and social justice are practiced.

The College encourages individuals from under-represented populations to apply. EOE