West Texas A&M University, History
Assistant Professor, late 19th-20th Century American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
West Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of U.S. history to begin in August of 2012, subject to budgetary approval. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2012, with fields in late 19th and 20th Century Border Studies and/or the American Southwest. Experience teaching the U.S. surveys and evidence of teaching excellence is required. The ability to offer courses in Mexican-American history is highly desirable. Secondary field(s) are open. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda that yields peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations while carrying a 4/4 teaching load.
Applications must be postmarked or, in the case of electronically submitted or faxed materials, received by December 15, 2011, to receive primary consideration. Applicants should mail a cover letter, curriculum vita, unofficial graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, one sample syllabus, and teaching evaluations if available to Dr. Byron Pearson, Chair, U.S. History Search Committee, Department of History, WTAMU Box 60742, Canyon, TX, 79016. The departmental fax number is (806) 651-2437. Electronically submitted materials may be faxed or sent as email attachments in MS Word to our departmental administrative assistant, Ms. Carmen Terrell, at firstname.lastname@example.org under the subject heading “U.S. History Search.”
The History Department at West Texas A&M University is an AA/EOE employer, and actively encourages applications from all candidates regardless of race, cultural identification, gender, veteran’s status, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Texas state law requires all male applicants between the ages of 18-25 to be registered with the Selective Service.
Dr. Byron Pearson
Chair, U.S. History Search Committee
Department of History
WTAMU Box 60742
Canyon, TX, 79016
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies