The Department of History and Politics at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in United States History since 1865, to begin in August 2018. Applicants should have their Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience and demonstrated excellence in scholarship.
Teaching responsibilities will include a range of undergraduate courses, including surveys and seminars in US History since 1865, courses in the university's General Education program (including US History since 1877 and, as appropriate, World History since 1815 or Introduction to the Humanities), as well as Historical Methods and Materials. Area of specialization is open, though applicants who could offer courses in gender and women's history, public history and the digital humanities, or environmental history and the history of science are particularly invited to apply, as are candidates with secondary fields outside of United States History.
Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background check
Apply online by completing the required information and attaching the required documents. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR LETTER OF APPLICATION AND CV, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017. Initial interviews will take place in Washington DC at the American Historical Association meeting in January 2018.
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