Assistant Professor of History

Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Number: F001201 Academic Title: Assistant Professor of History Rank: Assistant Professor Administrative Title: Assistant Professor of History and Undergraduate Advisor Discipline Social Sciences Specialty: Contract Type: Non-Tenure Track Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search Proposed Start Date: 08/01/2018 Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Position Description Summary:

The George Washington University Department of History seeks a teacher and administrator for a three-year renewable term appointment at the rank of assistant professor beginning as early as August 1, 2018. Field of historical specialty is open. In addition to teaching courses, the position includes serving as the undergraduate advisor in the History Department.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities: Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD in history or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered but must complete all requirements for the PhD by the date of appointment. Applicants should be able to demonstrate evidence of outstanding teaching through consistently high student evaluations at the college level, and have experience advising undergraduate students.

Advertised Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience. Other Benefits: Other Information: Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should complete an online application and upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a syllabus, and teaching evaluations. Two letters of recommendation must be either uploaded with the online application or may be emailed to, or physically mailed to Teacher/Administrator Search, George Washington University, Department of History, 801 22nd St NW, Phillips Hall 335, Washington, DC 20052. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered.

Department Link: Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire. EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you have completed all of the requirements for a PhD in history or closely related field by date of appointment?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you able to demonstrate evidence of outstanding teaching through consistently high student evaluations at the college level?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience advising undergraduate students?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Documents Refer to Special Instructions to Applicants
  4. Course Evaluations or Summaries
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2


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