Texas Tech University, History
Assistant Professor, Atlantic World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of History at Texas Tech University seeks applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of the Atlantic World with a major field in either Atlantic World or North America 1400-1750 to begin in August, 2014. We seek a broadly educated scholar whose research is located in the interaction of the North American colonies within the Atlantic and World Systems and whose research interests would complement or supplement the department’s existing strengths. An interest in race, slavery, comparative political and economic systems, or indigenous resistance is welcome. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both halves of the U. S. history surveys, as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise. The successful candidate must conduct research commensurate with the standards of a research-intensive university, and will be expected to offer appropriate service to the department, college, and university as needed. A strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching is also required. Ph.D. must be completed by the time of the appointment.
A letter of application, c.v., and sample of scholarly work can be uploaded online at http://jobs.texastech.edu requisition # 89504. Three letters of reference should be sent by October 31, 2013 to Dr. Gretchen Adams, Chair, Atlantic World Search Committee, Dept. of History, Texas Tech University, Box 41013, Lubbock, TX 79409-1013. As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Early Modern History and Period Studies