The Lewis & Clark College Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. History beginning Fall 2018. The department seeks a candidate who can teach introductory survey courses as well as courses on topics such as American Indian/Native American History, African-American History, African Diaspora, US West, Capitalism, and Gender/Sexuality. Transnational approaches to history are welcome.

Candidates must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment as a tenure-track member of the faculty. Potential for excellent teaching and continued active scholarship within the context of a liberal arts college is essential. The teaching load is five courses per academic year and includes regular participation in the College’s first-year general education course. For information about the History Program at Lewis & Clark, visit

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. A complete application must include: (1) cover letter with statements of research interests and teaching experience; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness; (4) sample of scholarship; (5) graduate transcripts; (6) three letters of recommendation (uploaded separately by the referees).

All materials should be addressed to David Campion, Chair, History Search Committee, and must be submitted via Interfolio . Click “Apply” to create your free account.

Lewis & Clark College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to preparing students for leadership in an increasingly interdependent world and affirms the educational benefits of diversity (see We request applicants to explain how their teaching at Lewis & Clark might contribute to a learning community that values diversity. Lewis & Clark will conduct background checks on finalists for the position. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.