Texas Woman's University, History
Assistant Professor, European history with emphasis in empire guilding
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
The Department of Social Sciences and Historical Studies at Texas Woman’s University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in History to begin Fall 2022. The successful applicant will be trained in European history with an emphasis on empire building (post 1500). Special consideration will be given to those who study subaltern experiences with European colonization in Asia, Africa, the Middle East or the Indian subcontinent. We are particularly interested in applicants engaged with public history broadly defined. Candidates should have Ph.D. in hand no later than August 2022.
This position is part of the Texas Woman’s University College of Arts and Sciences Arts (CAS) diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) cluster hiring initiative on diversity and social justice that includes multiple searches across the college. The goals of the cluster hire are to 1) recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars; 2) create a network and support system for a diverse community of scholars; 3) support our diverse student population in majors and minors in CAS disciplines; and 4) strengthen the college’s course offerings in diversity and social justice that enhance a university-wide core curriculum with a DEI component.
With an enrollment of approximately 15,000 students, Texas Woman's University is the nation's largest university primarily for women. TWU offers degree programs in the liberal arts, nursing, health sciences, the sciences, business and education. Texas Woman's University builds on its long tradition as a public institution primarily for women by educating a diverse community of students to lead personally and professionally fulfilling lives. TWU prepares women and men for leadership and service through high quality undergraduate, graduate and professional programs on campus and at a distance. A TWU education ignites potential, purpose and a pioneering spirit.
We seek a historian with the ability to teach courses at all levels of our undergraduate curriculum (with specialized courses for advanced undergraduates). In addition, we seek applicants capable of contributing to the training of MA students in our emerging emphasis on public history. The department has five tenured or tenure-track History faculty members offering degrees to approximately 75 undergraduate History majors and minors, and 20 Master’s students. Texas Woman’s University is located in Denton, Texas. Finally, the successful candidate will be prepared to teach courses that contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
To be considered for this position, you must send a cover letter, graduate transcripts, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, a diversity statement, a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of reference to email@example.com. Please note the position name and vacancy number in the subject line of the email (Assistant Professor – IRC37516).
Texas Woman’s University is the fifth most ethnically diverse university in the United States and the most ethnically diverse university in Texas. Applicants' diversity statement should detail how their scholarship and teaching will support the success of students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds and further Texas Woman’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Inquiries regarding this position should be directed to Dr. Sara Fanning, Chair of History Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Please submit all required documents no later than Nov 1, 2021.
Individuals may qualify for a Veteran’s Employment Preference or a Former Foster Youth Employment Preference at Texas Woman’s University over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification. If you believe you may qualify, click here for more information and instructions on how to claim an employment preference for this position: https://servicecenter.twu.edu/TDClient/KB/?CategoryID=6592
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Public History