Bowling Green State University, History
Assistant Professor, Public History, Full-time
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of History welcomes applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The position will focus on public history, with a preference for a specialization in digital history. Secondary specialization is open to any field.
One of the primary responsibilities of the position is teaching. The appointed candidate will typically teach five courses per year, including undergraduate and graduate courses in public history and the secondary area of specialization. At the undergraduate level, the candidate will have responsibilities in teaching surveys, writing-intensive seminars and professional development courses. At the graduate level, the candidate will teach and develop courses for the public history track and other areas of the curriculum, and will mentor students and serve on committees. The candidate will maintain and expand the internship program.
A second responsibility of the position is to engage in research and public outreach. The selected candidate will conduct research in public history, publish in peer-reviewed venues and develop exhibits or other public-oriented projects in digital or physical format. Research duties also involve grant writing and developing long-term collaborations with local and regional organizations and communities.
Finally, the successful candidate will serve in departmental, college and university committees, and contribute to the governance of professional organizations, participate in peer-reviewing, and conduct professionally-related outreach activities.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or closely related degree with a history focus (e.g., African American Studies, American Studies, Latino Studies, Public History, Women Studies); ABDs are eligible to apply but must complete the requirements for the doctoral degree prior to beginning of employment (August 2022); training and/or experience in public history; experience in teaching history as a teaching assistant or instructor of record at the collegiate level; evidence of both scholarly writing ready for submission to a peer-reviewed venues, and publicly-engaged writing.
Preferred qualifications include: peer-reviewed publication(s); collegiate teaching experience as an instructor of record in history; experience developing and executing public and/or digital history projects; and experience engaging through public history with underrepresented populations.
For a full description of criteria, please read the full description of the position. For the full job description and instructions on how to apply for this position, visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU. If you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
Only complete applications will be considered. Applicants must submit a letter of application; full curriculum vitae; names and contact information for three individuals who will be asked to provide current (dated within the past year) and original letters of reference; unofficial transcript showing highest degree earned; two writing samples (a research essay of 20-50 pages, and a publicly-engaged essay); a teaching philosophy and sample syllabus; a narrative outlining research goals; and a statement that explains how the applicant envisions diversity and inclusion playing a role in this position.
Application deadline: March 9, 2021.
BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment. An official transcript showing the terminal degree is also required.
Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation.
https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources, BGSU
|Primary Category:||Public History