The instructor in History department should be prepared to teach three 5-credit World History courses per quarter. Bellevue College offers three 100-level survey courses in World History: Ancient World, The Middle Ages, and Contemporary World. Depending upon enrollment demands, other responsibilities may include teaching courses in the 100-level United States History survey (Colonial America, Nineteenth Century U.S., and Twentieth Century U.S.), as well as specialized 200-level World History courses. Additional responsibilities include advising students, curriculum development, and performing departmental and college service. Diverse candidates dedicated to student success at the community college level are encouraged to apply.

This position will start Fall Quarter, 2018.

Teaching duties include:

  • Teach 15 credits per quarter utilizing student-centered instruction effectively for a multi-cultural, multi-ability student body
  • Design and facilitate equitable learning experiences to achieve learning outcomes
  • Assess students’ performance through a range of measurement activities and inform them of their progress in a timely manner
  • Foster a positive, caring, equitable environment in the classroom, office hours, and in student advising, where diversity and pluralism are valued, and all students have opportunities to be successful learners
  • Practice informal culturally-responsible advising for students, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college
  • Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies and utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom media, and educational resources

Non-Teaching duties include:

  • Participate in college governance, including attending and participating in institutional meetings and serving on various department, division, and/or campus committees
  • Assist in the development, distribution, and collection of student learning outcome assessments
  • Participate in curriculum development, revision, and implementation that incorporates the principles of diversity and pluralism
  • Promote program growth through retention and recruitment
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities
  • Build positive and professional relationships with students, colleagues, college administration, and the community
  • Perform other duties and functions that may be assigned


  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution in History or related discipline (Explain applicability of related discipline in cover letter)
  • Experience teaching a college-level World History survey course (e.g. Ancient World History, The Middle Ages, Contemporary World)
  • Able to teach a class from at least one of the following specialized fields of World History: History of Asia, The Middle East, Africa, Britain, Latin America, Ancient World Civilizations
  • Able to connect and build relationships with students and colleagues from varied ethnicities, ages, backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities
  • Commitment to community college mission and student population
  • Positive results data from student or supervisor evaluations


To apply, go to www.bellevuecollege.edu/jobs

Application must include the following to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.

  • Complete an online Application (note that stating “See Resume” on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
  • Attach a Cover Letter addressing how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (maximum 2 pages)
  • Attach a Curriculum Vitae
  • Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (maximum 2 pages)
  • Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (maximum 2 pages). Please note that your Diversity Statement must be a separate response from your Teaching Philosophy.
  • Attach the names and contact information of three professional references
  • Attach copies of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted–official transcripts are required upon employment)
  • Attach a sample syllabus for any World History survey course (Ancient World, The Middle Ages, or Contemporary World)
  • Attach data from recent student evaluations or recent performance evaluation