University of Missouri - Kansas City, History
Assistant Professor, Public History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
The History Department at the University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Public History. A Ph.D. in American History, American Studies, Public History or a related field must be completed by the time of employment. Candidates with experience in museum studies, archives, and digital humanities are preferred.
We seek an excellent teacher with a strong record and demonstrated commitment to publicly engaged scholarship. The successful applicant will participate in the curricular expansion of the department’s public history program and work collaboratively with our community partners.
The UMKC history department offers BA and MA degrees, an interdisciplinary PhD, and cooperates with area museums, archives, and libraries. The public history program is also supported by the Center for Regional Studies that promotes research on the Midwest and brings scholars into conversation with K-12 teachers and the urban community.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, vita, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample and/or public history project. Please note that applications can only be accepted online at http://www.umkc.edu/jobs. Please combine all application materials, with the exception of the three references, as one document for the “Resume” attachment.The position number is 55036.
Address the cover letter to: Dr. John Herron, Chair, Public History Search Committee.
Reference letters should be sent to Dr. John Herron, firstname.lastname@example.org or Public History Search Chair, Dept. of History, 203 Cockefair Hall, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110. For inquiries, please contact 816-235-2546 or email@example.com.
UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status.
Dr. John Herron
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies