Marshall University, History
Assistant Professor, History - Civil War Historian
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||West Virginia, United States|
Marshall University’s Department of History is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in mid-19th century United States history with a focus in the eras of Civil War and Reconstruction, at the assistant professor level, beginning August 2022. We seek highly qualified candidates who have a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. Teaching areas for this position includes the Jacksonian era, slavery, the sectional crisis, Civil War, emancipation, and reconstruction as well as courses related to the candidate’s research interest. The ability to teach Public History is desirable.
The department also seeks candidates who will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students’ critical thinking, and the College’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study.
Candidates interviewing on campus must have official transcripts (undergraduate and graduate) forwarded directly to the chair of the search committee by their degree granting institutions, prior to an on-campus interview.
We expect candidates will have a Ph.D. in History in hand by July 2022. The department has 10 tenured faculty, and the program offers an undergraduate major and minor in history and a master’s degree. Collectively the department places a high degree of importance on mentorship. More information about the department is available at https:// Home – History (marshall.edu)
Marshall University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Marshall University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.
The application should include all of the following:
(1) a cover letter;
(2) a CV;
(3) three letters of recommendation (Please enter your references’ information in the Reference Letter Submission section of the application. Your references will be notified via email to submit their reference letters to the search committee in our Applicant Tracking system);
(4) a teaching statement including a plan to establish an inclusive learning environment;
(5) a research statement describing plans and potential impact of scholarly pursuits;
(6) a writing sample (please upload as other attachment );
(7) unofficial transcripts.
Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
Inquiries about the application process and document submissions should be sent as attachments to Dr. Kat Williams (Professor of History and search committee chair, email@example.com).
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies