Apply Now: Assistant Professor of History at Ave Maria University

Apply Now: Assistant Professor of History, Ave Maria University


Ave Maria University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of History. All specializations will be considered. Teaching responsibilities include regular instruction of two core curriculum courses (Western Civilization I and II) as well as courses within the History major. Candidates able to offer one or more special topics classes that can be cross-listed with adjacent fields are encouraged to apply. The standard teaching load is three courses per semester.

Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in History or a related field, but outstanding ABDs will also be considered.

Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarship and are expected to engage in an active research program and university service.


Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. in History or a related field, but outstanding ABDs will also be considered.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit:

  1. a cover letter;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a writing sample of no more than 30 pages;
  4. a sample syllabus;
  5. and a statement relating their teaching philosophy to the University’s Catholic mission as expressed in Ex Corde Ecclesiae.

Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted in support of their application. If the reference letters need to be submitted directly by the person providing the reference, please have them sent to Megan Hare, Administrative Assistant of Academic Affairs.

Only complete applications will be considered. Official transcripts are required for faculty appointments and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Mary Blanchard, Chair of the History Department.

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Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.



From the school

Ave Maria University is a Catholic, liberal arts institution of higher learning dedicated to the formation of joyful, intentional disciples of Jesus Christ through Word and Sacrament, scholarship and service. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package to full-time faculty.

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