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Assistant Professor of United States History pre 1877

Employer
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted Date
Sep 14, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of History, Political Science and Public Policy at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, fully benefited, tenure-track assistant professorship in United States History pre 1877, beginning September 1, 2018. We would strongly prefer a specialization in African American history. Interests in public history and/or digital history considered a plus.

Successful candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and have a commitment to developing and expanding the department's curriculum and programming. Student advisement, scholarly activity, and participation in college, professional, and community service, including the Core (general education) are expected.

 


Requirements:

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in history by time of appointment; have demonstrated teaching success, preferably in a liberal arts environment; and have the capacity to teach a wide range of courses in American history including survey-level courses (both halves of the U.S. survey), and upper level courses and seminars in the candidate's areas of interest. We will consider candidates who are ABD with a firm date of completion.

This position has a 4-4 (12 credits per semester) teaching load.

Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, C.V., a statement of teaching and research interests and sample syllabi by clicking the HOW TO APPLY button.  Additionally, as part of the application process, please have references send reference letters to Christopher.hays@mcla.edu or by mail:

Human Resources

MCLA

375 Church Street

North Adams, MA  01247

For best consideration please apply by November 1, 2017. The department plans to screen applicants at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Washington, DC Jan. 4-7, 2018.

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