Duquesne University, Department of History
Assistant Professor, Public History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of History at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, seeks an historian with experience in the field of public history for a tenure-track assistant professorship. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and active research agenda substantiated by some publication in American history, public history, or closely allied field. Candidates must also demonstrate experience in teaching and one or more of the following: cultural resource management (historic preservation or architectural history, museum studies, or historic site interpretation), interpretation of material culture, or working in a digital history environment. The new faculty member will teach upper-level undergraduate and Masters’ level courses in public history, undergraduate survey and topical courses in U.S. history, and survey courses within the University Core Curriculum. The position also requires maintaining and building connections with Pittsburgh’s vibrant museums and preservation communities. The position begins in August 2013. For more information, consult Duquesne’s Human Resources site at http://duq.edu/work-at-du/employment/faculty-hiring.
Duquesne University is committed to attracting, developing and keeping a diverse workforce that reflects the nature of our mission. Since increasing diversity is a strategic goal at Duquesne, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Deadline for applications is 26 November 2012. Interviews will be held at the AHA in January 2013.
The applicant must be willing to contribute actively to the mission and respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns and ecumenical campus community.
Duquesne University was founded in 1878 by its sponsoring religious community, the Congregation of the Holy Spirit. Duquesne University is Catholic in mission and ecumenical in spirit. Motivated by its Catholic identity, Duquesne values equality of opportunity both as an educational institution and as an employer.
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, an outline of teaching goals and/or sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation electronically to: FacultyJobs@duq.edu.
Professor Holly Mayer, Chair
Public History Search
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies