Austin College, History
Assistant Professor of History, US to 1876
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The History Department at Austin College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in United States History to 1876, beginning in August 2019. Teaching load (3-1-3-calendar, including a January term) will alternate between seven and six courses per year. Position is conceptualized chronologically as covering from pre-colonization through reconstruction. Responsibilities for this position will include teaching the one-semester History of Texas course and teaching history courses appropriate for Austin College’s Foundational and Advanced Writing Program. Field of major specialty open. Ability to teach history of the environment, gender, minority groups, public health, or the southwest and Mexico welcome. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. by September 1, 2019. A commitment to teaching is of high priority, and evidence of successful undergraduate teaching experience is required.
Austin College is a selective national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 1300 undergraduates located north of Dallas in Sherman, Texas. The oldest institution of higher education in Texas operating under its original charter and name, Austin College was founded in 1849. The college is related by covenant to the Presbyterian Church (USA). Recognized nationally for academic excellence in the areas of international education, pre-professional training, and leadership studies, Austin College is one of 40 schools profiled in Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.
To apply, candidates should include: a letter of application, CV, a writing sample (article or chapter length), copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Please combine materials into one PDF document email to HistorySearch@austincollege.edu (preferred). Referees should send letters of recommendation to the same email address with the applicant’s name in the subject line. You may mail hard copies to Dr. Elizabeth Gill, Vice President for Academic Affairs, 900 N. Grand Ave., Suite 6D, Sherman, Texas 75090-4400. Applications will be accepted until January 25, 2019.
Austin College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants. To be considered, applicants must be legally authorized to work without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies