Assistant Professor, History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
Assistant Professor, History
The history program at the University of Houston –Downtown invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of American military history (Post-World War II), beginning Fall 2016. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and end on December 1, 2015. Information concerning the Social Sciences Department and the History program can be found at http://www.uhd.edu/academic/colleges/humanities/sos/index.html. To be considered a candidate for this position a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy, writing sample and three letters of reference are required.
Please upload with your online application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, teaching philosophy and writing sample online at http://jobs.uhd.edu/postings/1786.
Please send three letters of reference directly to:
- University of Houston-Downtown
Attention: Dr. Aaron Gillette, Chair
One Main Street, Suite N- 1009
Houston Texas, 77002.
Candidates should have an established research agenda, be willing to teach upper-level undergraduate courses in post-World War II American military history and other courses in mid- and late- twentieth century American history, as well as US history surveys, and contribute to service activities within the department and the university. Secondary areas of interest in Critical Race Studies or Latino history desirable.
Candidates must have or received a doctoral degree by the time of employment.
**This is a security sensitive position; a complete background investigation is required. **
Founded in 1974, the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is an urban university with over 14,400 students and more than 39,000 alumni. Located in Houston’s central business district, UHD offers baccalaureate degrees in 45 areas, along with seven master’s degree programs.
UHD is one of the most ethnically diverse institutions in the nation and is recognized as a federally qualified Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority Serving Institution (MSI). UHD is a Carnegie-classified engaged university committed to civic engagement and is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. In 2012, UHD was the only public university in the state to have received the President’s Honor Roll with distinction. In 2015, UHD was one of five universities in Texas to receive the Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement Classification.
The University’s student body accurately reflects the Greater Houston Area’s wealth of cultures, languages and nationalities. Through its academic programs, UHD engages with this diverse community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. The University is also dedicated to integrating teaching, service and research to prepare students for success in a dynamic global society.
UHD is the second largest, four-year, public university in Houston and is a separate university within the University of Houston System.
The University of Houston-Downtown has developed a strategic plan to carry the university into 2020, outlining a path to become recognized as a premier city university engaging every student in high-impact educational experiences while ensuring that students graduate with 21st century skills.
In accordance with H.B. #558, Selective Service Registration may be required. Offer of employment contingent upon verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.
|Primary Category:||History Education