University of St. Thomas, History
Early North American History Tenure-Track Faculty
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The University of St. Thomas invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor of North American history before 1820 to begin September 1, 2022. We are seeking faculty whose research and pedagogy engage with topics such as Native North America, colonial and revolutionary America, early national America, and US constitutional or legal history.
The successful candidate should demonstrate a strong research agenda and a commitment to teaching historical content, skills, and methods to undergraduates. The teaching load of three courses per semester involves some combination of the following: HIST 113 Early America in Global Perspective in fulfillment of the core requirement as well as upper-level courses in their area of specialization for undergraduate history majors and minors. The History Department is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in teaching, research or service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.
St. Thomas is a dynamic, urban university with 10,000 students and 450 full-time faculty. Located in the vibrant Minneapolis-St. Paul area, one of the nation’s top 25 metro centers, we are a liberal arts institution that values excellence in teaching and research and actively promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion as an expression of our mission
The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity, and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.
A PhD in History is required (U.S. or Foreign Equivalent), or alternatively ABD will also be considered at the initial rank of instructor. All applicants must have demonstrable skills necessary for excellence in teaching.
HOW TO APPLY
Apply online at https://www.stthomas.edu/jobs/. After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job-specific application. Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter, detailing your interest in the position. Additionally, upload the following materials to your profile:
1) Letter of Interest
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Complete the reference section of the application by providing contact information for 3 professional references. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate.
4) Statement on Philosophy of Teaching and Research
The written materials should address specifically how diversity, equity and inclusion are part of your teaching and research goals
Further application materials may be requested at a later date but no additional materials beyond those requested above are asked of you at this time.
To ensure full consideration, all application materials must be received by Friday, November 5, 2021. The position will remain open until filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair (Kari Zimmerman; firstname.lastname@example.org). If you encounter issues with the application process, please email Human Resources (email@example.com).
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Questions about the position should be directed to the department chair (Kari Zimmerman; firstname.lastname@example.org). If you encounter issues with the application process, please email Human Resources (email@example.com).
|Primary Category:||Early Modern History and Period Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies