Assistant Professor, American History in the Colonial/Revolutionary Era and Public History

Location
York, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of History and Political Science at York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in U.S. history at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2018.   The successful candidate will teach upper-level undergraduate courses in Early American history and Public History and introductory courses in support of the College’s general education program.  The successful candidate will also facilitate student involvement in public history internships in the local community, as well as spearhead new initiatives to promote, and involve students in the digital humanities.  The standard course load is four courses per semester. Other duties include advising students, conducting scholarly research, and engaging in departmental, college, and community service. A solid record of excellence in teaching and advising, strong research credentials or potential, and an enthusiastic commitment to service are required. The candidate should possess an earned doctorate in history or a closely related field by the time of appointment.  

 

Requirements: 

The candidate should possess an earned doctorate in history or a closely related field by the time of appointment.   

 

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, 3 confidential letters of recommendation, a curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching philosophy.

 

Review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by November 17, 2017.