University of North Texas - Assistant Professor

Aug 15, 2017
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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Department of History at the University of North Texas seeks applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in medieval history at the rank of assistant professor. Additional information about the Department may be found at responsibilities include conducting a vigorous research program; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; advising graduate students; and service to the department, college, and university. UNT is a Class I‐Doctorate Granting institution located in Denton, Texas, about 40 miles north of both Dallas and Fort Worth. UNT Denton is the flagship research campus of the UNT‐System, has over 37,000 students and over 6,500 graduate students, and is one of the top choices in the nation for transfer students. The Department of History has 31 full-time faculty, more than 500 undergraduate majors, and more than 100 graduate students. It awards the Ph.D. in United States, European and Military History. The individual hired for this position will have the benefit of a broad spectrum of medieval-studies colleagues across campus and in the greater DFW area. UNT also hosts the annual Medieval Graduate Student Symposium (, now in its 10th year.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. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History or a closely related field, and a research concentration in medieval history. Research field within medieval history is open and need not be limited to Europe (e.g. the Mediterranean World, or relations between Christian Europeans and Muslims). The committee cannot consider applicants whose main research focus lies in antiquity or early modern Europe.