Associate or Full Professor - Department of History

Howard University
Washington D.C.
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Type
Full Time
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Howard University

Department of History

The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor of 20th Century United States History. Any subfield is welcome. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated record of excellence in research, as well as a commitment to teaching and mentoring. Success in mentoring underrepresented students and an interest in advancing the mission of Howard University is highly desired. 

The Department of History boasts a nationally ranked graduate program, internationally and nationally renowned faculty, and a strong undergraduate program. We offer BA, MA, and PhD degrees in History of the United States, Africa, African Diaspora, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is a residential campus of approximately 12,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in History from an accredited institution; Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor of History; and
  • Effective written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • A record of fellowships, grants, or other external-funding would be an asset.

Please send an application containing:

1) Cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, as well as an overview of major research projects and their impact on the field;

2) Current curriculum vitae;

3) Names and contact information for at least four references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.

Applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee: Dr. Nikki Taylor, and submitted electronically to Screening will begin on October 21, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2023.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.


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