Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental History, History Department, Hamilton College, apply by 12/14

Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental History, History Department, Hamilton College
Deadline: December 14, 2019

The History Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a two-year position with the possibility of renewal for another two years at the rank of visiting Assistant Professor of environmental history to begin July 1, 2020. The department is especially interested in applicants with transnational or global expertise who complement the current fields of the department. The new hire will be expected to teach five courses annually, lower- and upper-level history courses in his or her area of specialization, contribute to the Environmental Studies program, and build curricular bridges to other departments, whether in the natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, or arts. A Ph.D in History, Environmental Studies, or related fields is required, but ABDs very close to completing their dissertation at the time of application may be considered. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College’s goal of building a diverse educational environment.

Candidates should send their letters of application, graduate-school transcripts, syllabi and related materials for at least two proposed courses, one writing sample, and CVs to Interfolio at Complete files must be received by December 14, 2019. Candidates will be asked to submit three confidential letters of recommendation at a later date.

Hamilton ( is a highly selective residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at as well as additional information online (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

For more information, contact:
Thomas Wilson,, 315-859-4236, History Department, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY 13323