Duquesne University, History
Assistant Professor, tenure-track, Modern United States History since 1914
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of History at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, seeks an historian for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of the modern United States since 1914. The successful candidate will have a PhD, an active research agenda substantiated by publication, and will employ an innovative thematic approach to the field. Candidates must also have some experience in teaching. The new faculty member will teach the graduate seminar in twentieth-century US history, upper-level undergraduate and Masters’ level topical or methods courses, the second part of the US History survey, and courses within the University Core Curriculum. The normal teaching load is 3/3. The position begins in August 2014. For more information please consult Duquesne’s Human Resources site at http://www.duq.edu/hr
The deadline for applications is 22 November 2013. Preliminary interviews will be held at the AHA in January 2014.
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, graduate transcript, teaching statement and/or sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. The letter and inquiries should be addressed to:
Dr. Elaine Parsons
U.S. History Search Committee
Department of History
603 College Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies