Arizona State University, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Assistant Professor, US-Mexico Borderlands History
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Arizona State University
U.S.-Mexico Borderlands History
Assistant Professor (JOB# 10549)
The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin Fall 2014 with tenure home among the history faculty within SHPRS. We seek a scholar whose orientation to the subject is from a Mexican, U.S. Southwest, or comparative U.S.-Mexican perspective. We especially welcome candidates who demonstrate a commitment to public history; have dealt with the major themes of the field that include but are not exclusive to: immigration, urbanization, trade relations, and cultural formation; and who incorporate technological innovation in all aspects of their work, from research to teaching.
The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate level courses.
Required qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or a closely affiliated discipline or interdisciplinary study by the time of appointment.
Desired qualifications: Demonstrated ability to teach American and Latin American history at a level of excellence in a variety of settings including in classrooms, online, and/or a classroom/online hybrid environment; research covering the 20th Century; evidence of excellence in research; and experience in public history practice.
To apply: submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) three letters of professional recommendation, 3) a writing sample, and 4) a cover letter stating qualifications, experience, research plans, and teaching interests to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Borderlands Search” in the subject line. Application deadline is October 31, 2013; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed. Background check is required for employment.
ASU Is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.
Gayle Gullett, co-chair, Search Committee
Mark Tebeau, co-chair, Search Committee