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Visiting Assistant Professor position in Texas history

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About the University of Texas at El Paso:

Located in one of the largest binational communities in the world, The University of Texas at El Paso is unique among research institutions. UTEP enrolls more than 25,000 students, a majority of whom are Hispanic, and many are the first in their families to attend college. The Brookings Institution in 2017 ranked UTEP as the No. 1 leader in equal access to higher education, based on a combination of research productivity and student social mobility. The University also was recognized recently by the Carnegie Corporation of New York for its institutional vision and abiding commitment to diversity, high quality, curricular innovation, and investment in our community. The institution is proud to be the first national research university to serve a 21st-century student demographic.

Job Description:

Texas History. The Department of History at University of Texas at El Paso seeks to fill a one year, visiting assistant professor position in Texas history to begin in the fall of 2018.  We invite applications from scholars with research interests in any facet of Texas history.  The successful candidate will teach an upper division survey of Texas history as well as the freshman U.S. History survey and, depending on departmental needs, an additional course in the candidate‚Äôs field of specialization.  3-3 teaching load. 


A Ph.D. in history must be awarded by the time of appointment (August 2018).

Application Instructions:

A complete application will include the following materials:

1. Letter of interest

2. Current curriculum vitae

3. Materials demonstrating teaching effectiveness (course evaluations, teaching philosophy and/or sample syllabi and course activities)

4. Graduate transcripts (unofficial is fine)

5. Contact information for three references

Inquiries may be directed to Sam Brunk at [email protected]  Review of applications will begin April 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

To apply, please visit www.utep.edu/employment

Hiring decisions are subject to final budget approval.   

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity in employment or the provision of services.




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Posted: 2/21/2018
Application Due: 4/22/2018
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