Colorado State University, History
Assistant Professor, Public History - Museums & Material Culture
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Colorado, United States|
The Department of History seeks to fill a position in Public History with a specialty in Museums. Assistant Professor, tenure-track, nine-month position beginning August 16, 2017. The Ph.D. in History or related field must be completed by the time of employment. The preferred candidate will contribute to the department's undergraduate and graduate curriculum and programs. Applications are invited from candidates who offer promise of significant research and publication, who maintain an active public history practice, and who can work effectively with faculty, students, and the public. Other preferred qualifications include the training and/or experience to contribute broadly to the public history curriculum; professional experience in museum curation, interpretation, and/or management; experience with a variety of interpretive and design approaches; demonstrated ability to teach digital cataloging platforms (such as ContentDM and PastPerfect) online exhibits, and/or other forms of digital history; and the ability to teach grant writing, fundraising, and project management.
Application materials include letter of interest, vita, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (article or chapter length). Applications will be considered until the position is filled; however, to ensure full consideration applications should be submitted by November 1, 2016 . Application materials of semifinalist candidates, including letters of reference, will be made available for review by the entire tenure-track faculty of the Department of History. Colorado State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or genetic information. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity I equal access I affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services. Colorado State University is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search and motor vehicle history.
A complete job description and application portal is available here: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/37632
Search Chair: Ann M. Little, Ann.Little@colostate.edu
|Primary Category:||Public History