Assistant Professor, Twentieth Century United States History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The History Department at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in twentieth century United States history. Scholars whose work complements existing strengths in the department and related college programs will have an advantage. This includes fields in political history, (im)migration, urban, environmental, and gender/family studies. Duties include teaching U.S. survey courses, developing upper-division courses, and offering courses in the UMass/Five College Graduate Program. Preference will be given to those candidates whose research complements existing fields of study on this campus or in the Five Colleges.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in hand by 1 September 2009, promise of excellence in teaching and scholarship. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The department will conduct interviews at the AHA annual meeting. Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research interests and qualifications, c.v., sample syllabi, a short writing sample, and three reference letters. Application review will begin on 3 November 2008. Send materials to Chair of 20th Century Search Committee, Department of History, Herter Hall, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9312.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The department is committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Chair of 20th Century History Search Committee
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies