We seek a distinguished American Historian who will split the 2018-2019 academic year between Occidental College and the Huntington Library. In addition to researching the Huntington’s collections, the Billington Professor will teach one intermediate or advanced class per semester in the Occidental History Department, ideally courses that complement existing course offerings. Associate and Full Professors from any college or university (excepting those in the greater Los Angeles area) are invited to apply. The position includes office space at both the Huntington and Occidental, a stipend of between $100,000-$120,000 (depending on rank), and other generous benefits. 

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research proposal for the Huntington, course proposals for Occidental, evaluations of undergraduate teaching, and three letters of recommendation by email to Kathy Izumi, Search Coordinator at kizumi@oxy.edu, “Attention: Billington” in subject heading. For more details, please see our Web page: http://www.oxy.edu/history/billington

Occidental College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal Law. We strongly encourage all underrepresented candidates, especially women and persons of color, to apply.