Western Washington University, History
Tenure-Track Assistant Prof. of Colonial History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Washington, United States|
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Colonial American History
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of History beginning on September 16, 2014. The position is open to historians of Colonial America.
The successful candidate will teach six courses per year (two courses per quarter), including surveys of U.S. history and upper-level and graduate courses in her or his field of specialization. High-quality research and engagement in service are also expected.
Required: Ph.D. in the history of Colonial America or a related field by September 15, 2014.
Demonstrated potential for effective teaching and high quality scholarship.
Preferred: Ability to work effectively with diverse students and colleagues.
The Department of History at Western Washington University consists of nineteen tenured or tenure-track faculty whose courses serve approximately 200 history majors and make significant contributions to the university’s general education curriculum. History courses cover nearly every historical era and much of the globe. The department encourages its faculty to participate in interdisciplinary programs such as Arabic and Islamic Studies, Latin American Studies, Women’s Studies, International Studies, East Asian Studies, Canadian-American Studies, and the Honors program. Faculty in the department provide high quality courses that prepare majors and non-majors with skills in research, analysis, and writing. The department likewise fosters a small but strong M.A. program in history and a nationally recognized M.A. program in Archives and Records Management. The History Department strives to further Western’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity, and encourages applications from diverse candidates.
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY is located in Bellingham, Washington, a city of approximately 81,000 situated between Seattle, Washington, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, both of which have substantial research universities, archives, and libraries to which WWU faculty have access. The University enrolls approximately 15,000 students in eight colleges. The Department of History is in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Candidates must apply online via WWU's Electronic Application System for Employment (EASE). To submit your application, please log in at https://jobs.wwu.edu/Loginpage.aspx. Note: You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application system.
Candidates should upload a letter of application along with a C.V., a graduate transcript, a chapter- or article-length writing sample, and sample syllabi for introductory courses in U.S. history or upper-level courses in Colonial American history. Additionally, three letters of recommendation are required; recommenders should email their letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2013, and will continue until position is filled.
Other Information: For general questions contact Department Administrator Jennie Huber at (360) 650-3457 or e-mail email@example.com.
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); firstname.lastname@example.org.
WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).
Jennie Huber/Dept Mgr-History
Western Washington University
516 High Street/MS 9061
Bellingham, WA 98225-9061
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies