Wilkes University, History
Assistant Professor - Modern American History
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Wilkes University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History, specializing in United States History (post-1877), to begin August 2022. The History program housed within the Division of Global Cultures, prides itself on our commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as maintaining a rigorous research and scholarship profile.
The successful candidate will be responsible for a 4/4 teaching load including survey courses in Modern American and Modern World History as well as upper-level courses in their field of expertise. Applicants whose research and teaching explore themes of race and diversity in the United States as well as those who are able to contribute to our program's focus on Public and Digital History are particularly encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in History (in hand by August 2022) is required. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in teaching undergraduate courses and advising undergraduate students. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Wilkes University is an independent, comprehensive university dedicated to academic excellence in the liberal arts, sciences, and selected professional programs. The University has approximately 2,350 students at the undergraduate level and over 1,350 full time equivalent students at the graduate and first professional levels.
Its institutional focus is on developing strong mentoring relationships with each of its students and contributing vitally to economic development of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The University is located in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a revitalized city that is located on the lovely Susquehanna River and is within two and one-half hours driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia.
To apply, visit https://wilkesuniversitycareers.applicantpro.com/jobs/. Please be sure to include a cover letter discussing teaching experience and research agenda, and a curriculum vitae listing at least three references. Review of applications will begin January 24, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. For questions, please email the Search Committee Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds. Wilkes University does not discriminate in its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military or veteran status, or genetic information
Dr. Jonathan Kuiken
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities
Race / Ethnic Studies