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Teaching Fellow or Visiting Professor in History and Native American Studies

Northland College
Job Location:
Ashland, Wisconsin

Northland College, a liberal arts college with a focus on the environment and sustainability, seeks applicants for a teaching fellow or visiting professor in history and Native American Studies to begin in the fall of 2022, with the possibility of renewal for a second year.

The area of specialization is Indigenous history of the United States and/or North America. Preference will be given to applicants who can provide evidence of quality teaching and who place a value on liberal arts education and a commitment to social justice. We are committed to creating a diverse environment as an equal opportunity employer.

Teaching experience at the college level is required. An ABD doctoral candidacy or Ph.D. in History, Native American Studies, American Studies, or a related field is strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be able to teach introductory History and Native American Studies courses and other upper-level undergraduate courses in their area of expertise. Applicants with additional foci in Native histories of Wisconsin, environmental history, and/or Indigenous gender studies are especially encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities will include from four to six courses each year (depending on applicant’s circumstances). This full-time appointment includes health benefits. With an enrollment of approximately 500 students, Northland College offers unique teaching and research opportunities for its faculty because of our distinctively experiential brand of liberal arts education, our focus on the environment and sustainability, our location on Lake Superior, and our strong relationships with surrounding communities.

To Apply

Our application process is online. Go to Select the position, click “Apply Online” and upload (1) a letter that describes your interest in Northland College and how your experiences and qualifications match the responsibilities of the position and priorities of the College, (2) a curriculum vitae with contact information for three references, and (3) syllabi from two courses you have taught. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Address all other inquiries to Search Chairs Paul Schue (at and Emily Macgillivray (at

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