Visiting Instructor - United States History


Position Title

Visiting Instructor of History




Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Department of History at Jacksonville University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Instructor position in United States History, thematic and time period specializations open.   The teaching load is four courses per semester, including the introductory surveys on United States history, first-year Core Curriculum seminars with US History themes, and specialized upper-division courses from the candidate’s area of expertise.


Successful candidates will have:  

  • a Ph.D. in History by the time of appointment in August 2021 
  • a strong commitment to effective undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and University service 
  • excellent written and verbal skills 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three references to Dr. Jesse Hingson at, subject line “History Search.”   

For specific inquiries about the position, contact the search committee Chair, Dr. Jesse Hingson at  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 



Jacksonville University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education. 

Jacksonville University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, FL a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville International Airport provides easy access to US and international destinations. The College emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes, and ranks in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report.  Please visit our website at