A. B. Hammond Visiting Assistant Professor in Western United States History

Montana, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of History at the University of Montana invites applications for the A. B. Hammond Visiting Assistant Professor in Western United States History to begin January 10, 2022. This is a non-tenure track, one and one-half year position (through May 2023), with the possibility of a one-year renewal pending performance review and funding approval. A Ph.D. in history or cognate field at the time of hire is preferred. Advanced ABDs will be considered. We are especially interested in candidates whose work engages environmental history, indigenous history, and/or public history. The successful candidate will teach six undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of the American West and related fields over the three semesters of the initial appointment. The successful candidate will also play an active role in the department’s public history and graduate programs and give a public lecture based on her or his research. The University of Montana embraces diversity as a core value and seeks a diverse pool of applicants.

Please contact Dr. Kyle G. Volk, chair of the University of Montana Department of History, with any questions at kyle.volk@umontana.edu .

Position Details

Position is full-time (1.0 FTE) with an annual salary of $45,000, comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, and wellness program.

About UM

The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.

To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.

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How to Apply

Priority Application Date: Monday, August 23, 2021

Applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration. Application review will begin after date above and continue until the position is filled.

Please submit the following application materials via "New Resume/CV" button below.

*Please note: only five (5) attachments are allowed per application. Please combine documents accordingly.

  • Letter of Interest – addressing the stated required skills for the position
  • CV
  • Article-length writing sample
  • Teaching portfolio with sample syllabi
  • Three (3) professional references - Names and contact information

Job Location Missoula, Montana, United States
Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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