College of William and Mary, History
Assistant Professor in African American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
The History Department and American Studies Program at The College of William & Mary invite applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor beginning August 2012 in African American history with preference for a research specialization in the period from Emancipation through the twentieth century.
Applicants must hold the Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will teach two courses per term with the load divided evenly between the Department of History and the American Studies Program. The ability to teach American history and both semesters of the African American history survey as well as introductory courses in American Studies is required; previous teaching experience is strongly preferred. The successful candidate will instruct and advise both undergraduate and graduate students; he or she will be conversant in canonical and recent scholarship in both American Studies and African American history and in the interplay between the two. Involvement in the College's Africana Studies Program will be encouraged.
Review of credentials will begin on October 1, 2011. To apply, submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references via William & Mary’s online recruitment system at http://jobs.wm.edu. The College of William & Mary is an EO/AA employer.
Leisa D. Meyer, Chair
Associate Professor of American Studies and History
Lyon G. Tyler Department of History
The College of William and Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies