The Department of History at the University of Toledo invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in late-nineteenth/early-twentieth-century US History with a specialization in Public History.
We are particularly interested in applicants with a geographic focus on US Midwestern and who demonstrate new and creative ways to utilize public history skills in interpreting local history.
This faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate surveys in US History, an Ohio History course, and upper-level undergraduate, graduate, and public history courses in their area of expertise.
The person in this position will also oversee the department’s internship program and coordinate with local historical sites and institutions. Further preferred qualifications include experience mentoring first generation and underrepresented minority college students.
The University of Toledo is a comprehensive public research university in Northwest Ohio, and the History department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (BA, MA, and PhD).
The start date for the position is August 17, 2020.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted electronically; finalists will be invited to campus. Questions may be addressed to Roberto.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Toledo is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.
The University does not discriminate in employment, educational programs, or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, disability, familial status, or political affiliation.
Qualified applicants will be expected to have a PhD in History completed by July 1, 2020.
Candidates must apply at https://jobs.utoledo.edu with a letter of application addressed to Search Committee Chair Dr. Roberto Padilla, a CV, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching philosophy statement, sample syllabuses), and a writing sample of no more than 50 pages. Four letters of recommendation must be emailed directly to email@example.com.
Internal Number: REQ 1553
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