University of Louisville, History
Assistant Professor of Public History and Public Humanities
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
The University of Louisville is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public History and Public Humanities to begin August 2022. This position will be a joint appointment in the Department of History, which offers a Graduate Certificate and an MA track in Public History, and the Department of Comparative Humanities, which offers an MA in Public Humanities and a Ph.D. in Humanities. Within two years, this hire will become director of the Public History and Public Humanities programs. Candidates will teach upper division and graduate courses in public history/humanities, along with courses in the Cardinal Core program and in their research specialization. Preference will be given to candidates whose research field is the experience of historically underrepresented groups and/or marginalized communities in the United States. We seek a candidate whose interdisciplinary research and professional practice bridges history with adjacent humanities disciplines and reaches beyond traditional academic audiences. Community outreach and engagement will be part of this directorship. Candidates must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2022.
The University of Louisville requires all candidates to apply online at www.louisville.edu/jobs Job ID # 41839, or at https://tinyurl.com/UofL-PHJob . The application will ask candidates to upload a single document including a CV, a letter of application, and the names and contact information of three referees. In the letter of application, candidates should describe their training and experience in public history/public humanities, as well as how they will contribute to the university’s mission to promote diversity and become a premier anti-racist institution.
Questions about the search can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All materials must be received by October 4, 2021. All hires are contingent upon final budget approval.
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer committed to diversity, and in that spirit seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.
The University of Louisville is a metropolitan research university with a student body of 22,600. It pursues its community engagement mission through a variety of campus entities, including the Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society (https://louisville.edu/cchs), Anne Braden Institute for Social Justice Research (https://louisville.edu/braden), Cooperative Consortium for Transdisciplinary Social Justice Research (https://louisville.edu/socialjustice/), and many others. Our faculty maintain active teaching, service, and research partnerships with a wide range of the many cultural institutions and non-profit organizations in Louisville, a diverse and vibrant urban community.
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Asian American History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies