Grand Valley State University, History
Assistant Professor, Public History, tenure-track
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
The History Department at Grand Valley State University seeks to hire an assistant professor in public history. Candidates holding the doctorate in history or a related field are preferred, but ABD will be considered with Ph.D. completed by August 2017. We welcome candidates with a broad range of experiences such as public history training, campus and community partnerships, and interest in collaborating with digital humanities initiatives. Applicants are encouraged to address in their cover letter how their areas of specialization will contribute to the department’s history curriculum. Responsibilities include teaching courses in public history and the candidate’s area of specialization, creating and collaborating on public history projects, overseeing internships, and engaging in a sustained program of scholarly activities.
Candidates will submit complete applications including 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) sample syllabi, 5) evidence of teaching effectiveness, examples of their public history scholarship (for example, articles, links to websites, digital history projects or other public history works), and 6) graduate transcripts. To submit application materials go to jobs.gvsu.edu. Please send three letters of recommendation to Dr. Matthew Daley (firstname.lastname@example.org), Grand Valley State University, Department of History, MAK D-1-150, Allendale, MI 49401.
For questions, contact Dr. Matthew Daley, Search Committee Chair, by email at email@example.com or phone 616-331-8701. Review of applications will begin on Friday, October 28, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities