Assistant Professor of American History

North Dakota, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 07, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The University of Jamestown seeks a broadly trained American historian who is a dedicated teacher and mentor to undergraduate students at a small, private university on the northern plains to begin in August 2021. A Ph.D. is required; candidates with ABD status and near completion will be considered. The successful candidate will be able to teach a two-course U.S. History survey sequence, historiography, specialized courses in U.S. history, and a course in North Dakota History. Candidates with expertise in African American, Latinx, or Native American history and/or the ability to teach a course in another geographic area, especially Africa, Latin America, or Asia, are especially encouraged to apply.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Rachel Holsten, Assistant to the Provost, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Established as Jamestown College in 1883 by members of the Presbyterian Church, the University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees as well as master’s degrees in Education, Leadership, and Clinical Counseling and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. The University of Jamestown is an AA/EO employer.