Assistant Professor - History (Early American Revolutionary War Era) - (FAC001496)

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The Department of History at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Early American /Revolutionary War era history. Although all research areas will be seriously considered, candidates who have research interests that intersect with Atlantic, colonial, imperial, and Native American history are especially encouraged to apply.

Teaching responsibilities include the U.S. survey, and appropriate upper division and graduate courses in colonial American history.

The department particularly seeks a candidate with at least five years full-time experience teaching introductory survey courses in American history to a large racially and ethnically diverse student body. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have multiple years of experience mentoring graduate students and administering a graduate program in History. Finally, experience with online teaching is a plus. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester.

The successful candidate will join a strong cohort of Americanists dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship in such areas including environmental, and urban development, borderlands, race and ethnicity, gender, women and family, political, war, revolution and diplomacy, and health, medicine and technology.

Candidates should have completed the Ph.D. by July 2021, and should have a professional dedication to teaching and executing an active research agenda. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Contributing to departmental programs, service and governance are expected.

Complete applications should include a letter of introduction, CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references. Please direct all inquiries to Dr. Sarah Fishman at sfishman@uh.edu . Applicants are to apply at https://uh.edu/human-resources/careers/ under the faculty employment link by October 28th. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :

Candidates should have completed their Ph.D. in History by July 2021.

Notes to Applicant: Offical transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.