Jobs: Grand Valley State University Visiting Assistant Professorship, 2019-2020 History of Medicine, History of Science, World History and American History

Grand Valley State University Visiting Assistant Professorship, 2019-2020 History of Medicine, History of Science, World History and American History
The Department of History at Grand Valley State University invites applications for full-time Visiting (non-tenure-track) appointments for the 2019-2020 academic year, with the possibility for renewal, at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (or at the rank of Visiting Instructor if ABD). The teaching load of four courses per semester will include upper division courses in History of Medicine and Health and surveys in History of Science, World History and American History. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity institution. The Department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the intellectual diversity and excellence of the academic community.
Interested candidates are asked to submit via email or post a letter of application, teaching materials (examples include statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, assignments) and curriculum vitae, followed by three letters of reference and a transcript, to:

Dr. William Morison, Chair Department of History
Grand Valley State University MAK D-1-220
Allendale, Michigan 49401-9403

Review of applications will begin on May 20, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
For further information, please call 616-331-3298 or email Dr. Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin at

Jobs: Lecturer Global Health Studies Program, University of Iowa

The Global Health Studies Program in the Division of Interdisciplinary Programs at The University of Iowa invites applications for a Lecturer. We are seeking candidates whose work is grounded in the study of global health, broadly defined.  Areas of specialization are open, but the successful candidate should have a terminal degree in any global health-related discipline—these can include but are not limited to Public Health, Sociology, History, Communications, Gender Studies, Geography, Health Sciences, Anthropology–by August 21, 2019.

The Global Health Studies Program offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the complex factors influencing health and disease locally and around the world. The academic curriculum builds upon the humanities, social sciences and health sciences to help students understand underlying forces—such as history, culture, gender and sexuality, economics, politics, race and ethnicity, the environment, law, and technology– which lead to health disparities worldwide. We offer a BA, BS, certificate, and minor. Please see to learn more about our program.

This is a 100% time appointment position with a 3/4 teaching load and service as honors and certificate advisor.  Departmental service for this position serves the instructional purposes of the Global Health Studies Program including the mentorship of student independent research projects.

As per University policy, the initial appointment is for one academic year (August 2019-May 2020) renewable each year up to two years, with subsequent three-year appointments possible subject to satisfactory review.  For more information about the University of Iowa’s policy for instructional faculty see

The appointment will begin August 21, 2019. Candidates should have terminal degree in a Global Health-related field in hand by that date.

The Global Health Studies Program, the Division of Interdisciplinary Programs, and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Submit applications online to requisition number 73645 at The application should include a cover letter, a cv, and evidence of teaching ability (eg. sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc.), which should be uploaded directly at Jobs@Uiowa. Please include the contact information of two professional references in your letter.

The review of applications will begin on April 25, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  Questions may be directed to Dr. Mariola Espinosa,