Texas State University, History
Assistant Professor in Public History and Oral History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History and Oral History.
We seek a scholar who is grounded in practical, theoretical, and methodological approaches to oral history. The position is a part of a thriving public history program concentration in the master’s degree in History.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in oral history that engage students in its various methods, techniques and uses and to create undergraduate and graduate courses in public history and their field of specialization. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the continuing development and success of the public history program.
Area of research specialization is open.
Ph.D. in History or related field is required by time of appointment. Demonstrable experience related to the practice or teaching of oral history is required.
Preference will be accorded candidates with a) record of project design or implementation; b) collaboration or partnerships; c) engagement with communities and public audiences; or d) teaching experience in oral history.
Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda complementing the existing strengths of the department. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected. Appointment date is August 15, 2020.
Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/25755. To guarantee full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2019. A complete application comprises a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample employing or addressing oral history, three letters of recommendation, and a sample syllabus engaging oral history and practice.
Texas State University is an Emerging Research University and a Hispanic Serving Institution located 30 miles south of Austin and 45 miles north of San Antonio. Texas State is an EOE.
Please submit applications to https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/25755
|Primary Category:||Oral History
|Secondary Categories:||Public History