Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor of Pre-1877 African American History

Location
Florence, Alabama
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of History at the University of North Alabama (www.una.edu) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professorship in pre-1877 African American History, with preference given to a specialty in North American slavery. A secondary field in African History or the Atlantic World would be of special interest. Teaching responsibilities will include U.S. History surveys, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, as well as the development of online courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and commitment to the campus community. The standard load is four courses per semester. A Ph.D. in hand by August 2018 is required.

Teaching responsibilities will include U.S. History surveys, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, as well as the development of online courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and commitment to the campus community.

The University of North Alabama is located in Florence, Alabama, on the banks of the Tennessee River and enjoys a rich culinary, historical, and musical heritage, along with a thriving arts movement. Educational and recreation opportunities abound.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4538.   Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter (detailing teaching, project, and research interests), curriculum vitae, teaching statement (no more than two pages), teaching evaluations (no more than two sets), sample syllabus for an upper-division undergraduate course in area of specialty or pre-1877 African American history, a list of courses taught or are prepared to teach, an article-length writing sample of scholarly work, and a reference list.  Applicants must also provide three letters of reference and unofficial/official transcripts.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.