Assistant Professor, African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The Department of History seeks an Assistant Professor to teach African American History. The area of specialty is open, and all eras are considered except for post-1945. This tenure-track position begins August 2011. Position is contingent on final funding approval for FY 2012. ABDs are welcome to apply, but a Ph.D. is required when position commences. The teaching load is 3/3 during the first three years, based on research record thereafter. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and show potential for a productive scholarly program. The successful applicant will teach upper-division courses in African American History and either half of the American survey, as well as other area(s) of specialty. Graduate teaching and Honors College teaching opportunities are also available.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area’s largest university and Maryland’s Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 63 undergraduate majors, 38 masters programs and four doctoral programs. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 650 full-time faculty who work here.
Electronic applications only. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, course syllabi, official graduate school transcripts, and a writing sample (article or dissertation chapter) to email@example.com by October 11, 2010.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies