University of Texas - El Paso, History
Assistant Professor, 19th-CENTURY UNITED STATES HISTORY
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The History Department at the University of Texas at El Paso invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in 19th-century U.S. history to begin in Fall 2016. We have a particular interest in scholars whose work focuses on gender. Teaching expectations include undergraduate and graduate courses in 19th-century U.S. history as well as the U.S. survey. The successful candidate will play an active role in the department’s Ph.D. program in Borderlands History. This program, which has about forty students, capitalizes on our location on the U.S.-Mexico border, but encompasses both conceptual and comparative borderlands as well. Teaching load is commensurate with that of a research university. Ph.D. in history or closely related field required at time of appointment.
Located in one of the largest binational communities in the world, The University of Texas at El Paso is unique among research institutions. UTEP enrolls more than 23,000 students, a majority of whom are Hispanic and many who are the first in their families to attend college. Ranked among the Top 10 universities in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine and #1 for improving student social mobility, UTEP is dedicated to becoming the first national research university serving a 21st-century student demographic.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applicants must submit (1) letter of interest, (2) curriculum vita, and (3) official or unofficial transcripts preferably in a single PDF file, to:
Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd
Search Committee Chair
Three letters of reference will also be required for each applicant; these should be sent directly from the recommenders to the same email address.
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2015, and continue until position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AHA.
Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.
The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services.
Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies