Loyola Marymount University, History
Assistant Professor, History of the Atlantic World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||California, United States|
The History Department of Loyola Marymount University invites applications for a full-time, entry-level, tenure-track position in the history of the Atlantic World, with a focus on North America. We are especially interested in applicants who work on cross-cultural encounters and trans-national phenomena such as slavery, commercial networks, migration and empire, and/or whose work includes a relevant secondary field such as Caribbean history. Teaching responsibilities include Global Encounters (world history since 1500); a one-semester lower division survey course on Early America; and upper division courses in the history of early North America and the candidate’s area of specialization. History Department faculty members also have opportunities to list courses in interdisciplinary programs such as American Cultures, Women’s Studies, African-American Studies, Catholic Studies, and Environmental Studies. Ph.D. is required. Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a list of upper division courses that might be offered, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a discussion of how the candidate would approach the teaching of a diverse group of students, and a writing sample such as a dissertation chapter or a journal article, to Prof. Amy Woodson-Boulton, Chair, Atlantic World Search Committee, Department of History, 1 LMU Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90045. The application deadline is Nov. 4, 2011.
Loyola Marymount, a comprehensive Catholic university in the mainstream of American higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information).
Professor Amy Woodson-Boulton
Chair, Search Committee
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies