Beloit College Seeks to Hire a Visiting Instructor of History

The History Department at Beloit College seeks to hire a leave replacement to teach two courses in Russian OR Latin American History in fall 2019.  The successful candidate will be able to offer one intermediate-level survey course in their field and an introductory topics course related to some aspect of their teaching and research interest; these courses and their topics will be developed in consultation with the department chair.  History courses at Beloit are small, usually including no more than 20-25 students, which allows for a combination of lecture and discussion and for close attention to student writing and class discussions.  This position is non-renewable.

Please send a cover letter, CV, three letters of reference and evidence of teaching excellence to by March 25, 2019, and direct any inquiries to Dr. Ellen Joyce, Chair of History, at

Because equity and inclusion are central to our students’ liberal education and vital to the thriving of all members of our residential learning community, Beloit College aspires to be an actively anti-racist institution.  We recognize our aspiration as ongoing and institution-wide, involving collective commitment and accountability.  We welcome employees who are committed to and will actively contribute to our efforts to celebrate our cultural and intellectual richness and be resolute in advancing inclusion and equity.  We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply.

Located in a diverse community close to Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago, Beloit College is a highly selective liberal arts college of approximately 1250 students from 48 states and 40 countries.  The college emphasizes excellence in teaching, learning beyond the traditional classroom, international perspectives, and collaborative research among students and faculty.  Beloit is recognized as one of the Colleges that Change Lives, and we are committed to the educational benefits of diversity in our learning community.  We encourage all interested individuals meeting the criteria of the described position to apply. Completed applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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For complete information, please see the Beloit College website.

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