Assistant Professor of History

Greensboro, NC
Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Number 998943

Functional Title Assistant Professor of History

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro currently is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Colonial America through the American Revolution, starting in August 2018. Area of specialization is open, willingness to work with graduate students at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels and demonstrated ability to teach both beginning and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses is required. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the department, campus, and larger professional community. Applicants must hold or anticipate receiving the Ph.D. in History by August 1, 2018.

Applications should include a letter of application stating research and teaching accomplishments and interests, as well as a current c.v., and three letters of recommendation. A teaching portfolio will be requested of finalist applicants at a later date. Applications will be submitted online through the UNCGJobSearch system at (Position #998943)

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of 28% African Americans and 8% Hispanic or Latino Americans. UNCG and the History Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and Appalachian mountains. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer with a strong commitment to faculty diversity.

Applicants are encouraged to learn more about our department and programs online: Questions regarding the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Greg O'Brien,

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Hold or anticipate receiving the Ph.D in History by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D in History

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Recruitment Range Competitive

Org #-Department History - 12210

Job Open Date 09/26/2017

For Best Consideration Date 11/13/2017

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  2. Teaching Philosophy

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
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  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

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