Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Denton, TX
Aug 02, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

History (121800)

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Tenure Track or Tenured Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, 20th Century U.S. or European Military History

The Department of History at the University of North Texas seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the assistant, associate or full professor level with areas of specialty in 20th century U.S. or European military history. Additional information about the Department and the Military History Center may be found at and

Responsibilities include conducting a vigorous research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, supervising graduate training, and serving on departmental committees. The successful candidate will direct graduate research, be an integral part of UNT's Military History Center, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History or a closely related field, a research concentration in 20th century U.S. or European military history, be able to supervise graduate students doing masters and doctoral work on a wide variety of topics in 20th-21st century military history and to offer intensive graduate and undergraduate courses on the Second World War and US and/or European military conflicts in Asia, the Pacific, North Africa, or the Middle East.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates for a tenured position are expected to have significant scholarly achievements as demonstrated by an outstanding record of publication of articles and books, an established reputation in the field, documented evidence of teaching excellence, broad command of the literature in both traditional operational and the new military history/war and society and ability to address multiple dimensions of war and military power including operational military history in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Candidates at the assistant professor level are expected to demonstrate strong potential in the above areas as seen in their academic training, conference papers, publications and work in progress.

Area of Specialty:
20th Century U.S. or European Military History

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
No Response

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Statement of Research Interests
Sample Syllabi
Example of Professional Writing

Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, list of names and contact information of three references, unofficial academic transcripts, statement of research interests, one writing sample (maximum fifty pages), and sample syllabi for two undergraduate and two graduate courses. Short-listed candidates will be requested to submit at least three letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on 1 November 2017 and continue until the position is closed.


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