Villanova University, History
North America to 1800
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
The Department of History at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the history of North America to 1800. We welcome applicants who study any of the various empires, nations, peoples, and localities in this field. We seek applicants who have a strong commitment to teaching and can demonstrate an ability to offer compelling courses at undergraduate and M. A. levels. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in colonial North America and the era of the American Revolution. They also will teach a thematic core History course of their design and will be able to offer courses in their areas of specialization. We are especially interested to hear from candidates who can contribute to initiatives in digital humanities, publicly engaged scholarship, sustainability studies, or anti-racism. The position begins August 2022; a Ph.D. is required at the time the position commences. The application deadline is October 1, 2021. The first round of interviews will be conducted via online video meeting.
Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.villanova.edu and will include the following: a) Cover letter b) Complete curriculum vitae c) Statement of teaching philosophy d) Statement of research agenda including dissertation abstract e) One article or chapter-length writing sample f) Unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts required for candidates chosen for interview) g) Contact information for three references who will receive a secure email link to upload their recommendations. Finalists will be asked to submit statements of their contribution to DEI and the university’s mission.
Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. The university is in the ethnically and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism are integral components of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect, and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. For more information, please see http://www.villanova.edu/artsci/history/
Dr. Whitney Martinko firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies