The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites
applications for a tenure-track position in African-American
History at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The successful candidate will contribute to the general
education survey load in the department by offering an introductory
course in African American History, teach advanced courses in
African American History including the Civil Rights Movement,
coordinate an interdisciplinary minor in African American Studies
and teach its introductory course, and periodically teach an
historical methods course. Secondary areas of particular importance
to the department are Sub-Saharan Africa, Women’s History, or
Public History; and/or the ability to contribute to our Social
Studies licensure program.
The UNCP History Department expects faculty to
demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and be actively engaged
in professional scholarship and university service.
UNC Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina
system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has
a student population of 8000 in various graduate, undergraduate,
and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate
Native Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown rapidly in
recent years and today is one of the most ethnically and racially
diverse universities in the eastern United States. Southeastern
North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby
beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The History Department
has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service.
Additional information about the university (uncp.edu) and
department (uncp.edu/history) is available online.
Minimum Training and Experience
Requirements: Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in
History by August 2021.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested
applicants should submit an online application, cover letter, c.v.,
and a list of references through the UNCP Online
Employment System (jobs.uncp.edu). In addition, please upload a
500-word teaching statement, a sample or proposed syllabus from a
relevant course, and unofficial graduate transcripts to the Online
Employment System. Applicants should submit their materials by
December 15, 2020.
This position is subject to the successful completion of an
employment background check. An employment background check
includes a criminal background check, employment verification,
reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit
history check (if applicable).
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be
required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United
States and to complete the required employment eligibility
verification form upon hire.
New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial
institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans
Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the
online application process.
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The
University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals
based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with
disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals
based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and national
origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal
Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for