Boise State University, Department of History
Assistant Professor, U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Idaho, United States|
The Department of History at Boise State University invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2017. We seek to appoint a faculty member with expertise in public history and the social and cultural history of the pre-twentieth century United States with specialties including but not limited to any of the following: ethnicity, gender, labor, Native American and U.S. West.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in public history and to manage the department's internship program. We are not looking for applicants whose primary focus is on diplomatic, elite political, environmental, literary and cultural studies, military, or religious history. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels in U.S. history.
Requirements: An earned PhD in History is required at the time of appointment.
Applicants should submit e-mail a cover letter, C.V., statements of research and teaching, and one recent representative publication to email@example.com. They should request three letters of reference, and have them e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in your cover letter which of the five areas listed above is most aligned with your teaching and research interests.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016. The search committee expects to do preliminary interviews at the AHA in January. We will make other arrangements to interview applicants that are not able to attend the conference.
Boise State University, www.boisestate.edu, is the largest university in Idaho, with enrollment of more than 22,000 students. The University is located in Idaho's capital city and largest metropolitan area, which serves as the government, business, high-tech, economic, and cultural center of the state. Time Magazine ranked Boise #1 in 2014 for 'getting it right' with a thriving economy, a booming cultural scene, quality health care, and a growing university. Livability.com also ranked Boise first among the top 10 cities to raise a family in 2014 thanks to an abundant quality of life: a family-friendly culture, a vibrant downtown, and great outdoor recreation including skiing, rafting, camping, fishing, and biking.
Boise State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups. EOE/AA Institution. Veterans preference may be applicable.
Dr. Lynn Lubamersky
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ethnic History / Studies
Labor History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality