Pre-1900 United States History (open rank)

Brigham Young University
Utah, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jul 12, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Continuing faculty status (BYU equivalent of "tenure") track appointment at Brigham Young University, to begin August 2022, for a specialist with expertise and experience in pre-1900 United States History, with a preference for public history. PhD required by employment start date. Those with a strong research agenda and exceptional teaching ability are encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience and rank. All qualified individuals, including women and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The Department of History values diversity and experience with diverse populations. 

Teaching load will include pre-1877 U.S. survey courses and service courses with the possibility also to teach within field of specialization. Average teaching load will typically be 12 credit hours fall/winter and 3 credit hours for spring or summer term. In addition to teaching, this position entails scholarly research, publication and committee service.

BYU is an equal opportunity employer. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Applicants must apply online at Job ID 97377 and attach current curriculum vitae. Please list the individual contact information for each of your three recommenders on the faculty application. At some point during the selection process applicants may be contacted to submit their letters of reference electronically. In addition, send letter of application, two writing samples; teaching evaluations; diversity statement covering past experiences and activities and future plans to advance diversity, equity and belonging; and transcript[s] to: Search Committee, Dept. of History, Brigham Young University, 2130 JFSB, Provo, UT 84602. Application deadline 1 October 2021. 

For questions, please contact the search committee chair, Dr.  Andrew Johns,