University of Arkansas - Little Rock, History
Associate Professor, African American and / or African Diaspora History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arkansas, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) invites applications for a position at the associate level in African American and / or African Diaspora history starting August 2014. UALR offers a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits.
Teaching responsibilities include U.S. and/or World Civilization history survey courses (commensurate with specialist field), upper level and graduate courses, and MA thesis supervision.
Ph.D. in history or related field is required. Applicant must be able to demonstrate quality publications, teaching excellence, academic leadership, university service, and community engagement.
Preferences: (1) Ability to teach in the secondary field(s) of women’s, urban, or labor history; (2) Given the History Department’s links with the university archives at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) http://ualr.edu/cahc/ an ability to teach and/or do research in aspects of Arkansas history or southern history; (3) Experience with or willingness to participate in online teaching and learning.
The History Department is home to a number of programs including a masters degree in Public History and several minors including, most recently, a new minor in Race and Ethnicity taught in collaboration with UALR’s Institute on Race and Ethnicity. For more information on the History Department visit http://ualr.edu/history/
UALR is a research-intensive doctoral institution with a metropolitan university mission. Founded in 1927 and part of the University of Arkansas system since 1969, UALR serves a diverse population of roughly 13,000 students. For more information on UALR visit http://ualr.edu .
Little Rock is the capital city of Arkansas, a metropolitan area with a population of almost 650,000 and more than a million people living within an hour’s drive of downtown. It combines metropolitan convenience with a small-town feel and moderate cost of living. For more information on Little Rock visit: http://www.littlerockchamber.com/about_little_rock.htm .
UALR is positioning itself for the future by emphasizing interdisciplinary collaboration, high impact learning experiences, community connections, and a campus-wide commitment to student success. The campus is currently undergoing an extensive administrative and academic reorganization in order to align its assets more effectively with these priorities. This is an exciting time to be at UALR. For more information visit the reorganization web site at http://ualr.edu/academics/restructure .
Additional information about this position and applications requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at https://ualr.peopleadmin.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and financial history check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
Professor Laura Smoller (email firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
American History / Studies