University of Houston-Victoria, School of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The University of Houston-Victoria invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in History and the Humanities in the School of Arts and Sciences, preferably with a major focus in Latin American, European, or world history, to begin in the spring or fall of 2019.
Required qualifications: Must have a Ph.D. in history at time of appointment.
Preferred qualifications: Applicants should possess a willingness to teach a broad range of face-to-face and online courses with evidence of prior teaching excellence. Applicant should also have a strong publication record and research agenda, preferably with a specialization in European, Latin American, or world history.
Position summary: The appointment is a nine-month, tenure-track position to begin in the fall of 2019. The position has a 3-3 course load. Primary teaching responsibilities will involve world history survey courses, upper-division humanities period courses—including one or more of Classical Greece and Rome, Medieval and Renaissance Civilization, the Age of Enlightenment, the Age of Revolution, and the Modern Era—upper division courses in European or Latin American history, and graduate courses in the applicant’s field of specialty. Candidate may also need to teach sections of the U.S. history course. Opportunities for summer teaching may be available. Other duties include the pursuit of scholarly and professional activities, the performance of university and professional service, and the completion of other duties assigned by the dean and the chair of the Humanities Division. The position will be based in Victoria, a city of about 60,000 in South Texas.
1) a cover letter relating the applicant's expertise to the qualifications listed above;
2) a current curriculum vitae;
3) a list of three potential references, with at least one preferably able to address teaching effectiveness;
4) evidence of effective teaching;
5) copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.)
The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Required Attachments by Candidate: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Evaluation, Transcripts, Other
Employee Status: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting: Aug 2, 2018, 10:44:22 AM
Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Apr 5, 2019, 11:59:00 PM
Apply online at www.uhv.edu/jobs
|Primary Category:||History Education