Visiting Assistant Professor, African American History since Emancipation
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arkansas, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in African American History since Emancipation, to begin August 2020. A renewal of one additional year is possible based on funding and performance. Scholars with areas of specialization in any subfield are welcome to apply. The successful candidate will have a 2/2 teaching load drawn from among the following courses, depending on departmental needs: History of the American People since 1877, African American History since 1877, History of African Americans and Social Justice, the American Civil Rights Movement, and African American Biographies. They will also have the opportunity to participate in the University’s interdisciplinary African and African American program. Letters of recommendation will be requested for those candidates reaching the second round of the search.
The University of Arkansas, Fayetteville History Department is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic community committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Candidates must demonstrate ability to provide support to and work with individuals and groups from diverse socioeconomic, racial, cultural, sexual orientation, disability and/or ethnic backgrounds and contribute to University’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
A Ph.D. in History with area of specialization in any subfield of U.S. History is required by the time of appointment. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2020. Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Questions concerning the search may be directed to Professor Jeannie Whayne (email@example.com).
To apply, go to https://jobs.uark.edu/postings/39323
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Questions concerning the search may be directed to Professor Jeannie Whayne (firstname.lastname@example.org).
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies