Jobs For Medievalists

The History Department at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2023. We seek candidates to teach courses on Late Antiquity and Early Medieval Histories. We are especially interested in candidates whose teaching and research explore cross-cultural, interconnected histories of Europe and the wider Mediterranean, including Byzantium, North Africa, the Near East, or the Carolingian Empire. We are receptive to interdisciplinary methodologies, including historical archaeology, manuscript/book studies, or gender/LGTBQ studies. Candidates should be prepared to teach a lower-division, writing-intensive course, History 160: The Global Middle Ages and to participate in the college’s Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program. We are seeking candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address ways in which you raise issues of diversity and inclusion in your teaching, scholarship, and/or service.

Candidates with ABD will be considered, although candidates with a Ph.D. are preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses. Candidates should submit a cover letter, c.v., and two letters of recommendation via interfolio at Questions regarding the search may be directed to John Eldevik, Search Committee Chair, at Our review of applications will begin on March 20, 2023.

Hamilton ( is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at, as well as additional information at (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

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