University of Missouri - Kansas City, History
Assistant Teaching Professor, Modern U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Missouri, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of Missouri-Kansas City invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position in modern U.S. history. This is a three-year, renewable appointment, ranked at the Assistant Teaching Professor level. The department welcomes applicants from all fields of U.S. history. Teaching responsibilities include sections of U.S. history survey and offerings in the candidate’s specialty. The department will look favorably on applicants who can teach a world history survey as well. Applicant must hold Ph.D. at time of appointment and be willing to teach large introductory courses and supervise graduate teaching assistants.
We are looking for a dynamic teacher-scholar who is committed to bringing his or her research interests into the classroom. The successful candidate will be joining a department of active scholars that offers both M.A. and Interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs.
Candidates should send a letter of interest, vita, graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, a U.S. survey course syllabus, a sample of scholarship (article or dissertation chapter), and three letters of recommendation. Please note that applications can only be accepted online at http://www.umkc.edu/jobs. Combine all application materials, except references, as one document for the “Resume” attachment. The position number is 56717. Letters of reference should be mailed to Dr. Dennis Merrill, Chair U.S. History Search, Department of History, 203 Cockefair Hall, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO. 64110. For inquiries please call 816-235-2542 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin March 15 and initial interviews will be held at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians in April. On-campus interviews will be held immediately following the OAH.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.
Dr. Dennis Merrill
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies