US Legal/Constitutional History

Location
Tuscaloosa
Posted
Sep 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Number: 0810998

Position Summary: The successful candidate will be expected to teach US Constitutional History to and from 1877, in addition to upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of expertise and the American Civilization survey.

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The University of Alabama History Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. Legal/Constitutional History, time period and research specialization open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach US Constitutional History to and from 1877, in addition to upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of expertise and the American Civilization survey. The Department and the University emphasizes excellence in teaching as well as scholarship. Ph.D. must be in hand by time of appointment. To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41799 and complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, vita, and an article-length writing sample. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Lesley J. Gordon, Search Committee, Department of History, Box 870212, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0212. Please direct any inquiries to ljgordon1@ua.edu. Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, Hispanics, African-American and other minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Special Instructions: Please attach your writing sample to the "other document 1" tab.

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