Assistant Professor, 20th Century US History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
The Virginia Military Institute announces a new tenure-track position at the beginning assistant professor level with a specialization in twentieth-century United States history. The successful candidate will participate in the two-semester sophomore-level American history survey, and an upper level sequence on twentieth-century United States history. Maximum enrollment in such classes is 22 cadets. Specially focused smaller seminars for our majors at the sophomore, junior and senior level are also a regular part of our curriculum. Candidates who specialize in political, social, cultural or economic approaches to history are most welcome. Teaching load: 3-3. Minimal qualifications include an earned doctorate in history. Teaching experience preferred.
VMI is a four-year bachelor’s degree-granting institution in Lexington, Virginia. About half of our graduates accept officers’ commissions in the armed forces while the other half pursue a variety of professional careers or graduate study. Prior military service is not required or expected of applicants. However, regular faculty at the Institute wear military uniforms during the teaching day and observe standard military customs.
Review of applications will begin immediately. We plan to conduct our initial interviews at the AHA annual meeting in Chicago.
In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply.
Applicants must apply on-line. Letters of interest and curricula vitae will be submitted through the on-line process. However, applicants should also have three letters of recommendation and samples of scholarship not readily available in electronic format sent directly to: Search Committee, Department of History, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA 24450. Please do not mail hard copies of letters of interest, curricula vitae or application forms directly to the department.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies