Sam Houston State University, History
Assistant Professor of History (British History)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of History at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in British History, to begin Fall 2019. Chronological specialization open. We prefer candidates who specialize in social, political, or military history, and whose work maps onto one of the thematic tracks organizing the department’s M.A. program: (1) Rights & Identity; (2) War & Violence; and (3) Encounters & Exchanges. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a promising research agenda. Online teaching experience is a plus. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses (face-to-face and online) in British History, as well as the World History survey. The teaching load is three courses per semester.
Ph.D. in History is required prior to appointment. ABD candidates may apply; however, the Ph.D. must be completed before the start of the appointment. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.
To apply, upload to the site http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/20724 a letter of application, addressed to Dr. Brian Matthew Jordan, Chair of the British History Search Committee; a curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all post-secondary education will be required of all finalists prior to on-campus interviews); a diversity and inclusion statement, specifically addressing your qualifications and strategy for engaging all students at SHSU; a writing sample of chapter length; three sample syllabi (one undergraduate course on World History since 1500, one undergraduate course on British History, and one online graduate course in British History); and three letters of recommendation. Upload the three syllabi as a single file to the Teaching Portfolio link. If a candidate has not completed the doctorate, one letter must be from the candidate’s advisor, addressing the state of the dissertation. Review of applications will begin on January 10, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.
Dr. Brian Matthew Jordan
|Primary Category:||British History / Studies