Assistant Professor of History

Job description

Department of History at the University of Toledo invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position specializing in the history of race, imperialism, and empire in colonial/post-colonial sub-Saharan Africa. We are particularly interested in applicants working on projects in African and European History, especially on colonialism, empire or imperialism, and race in conjunction with nation-building. The new faculty member will be expected to teach undergraduate survey and upper-division courses and graduate courses in European History, African History, and Empire Studies and to advise and direct graduate student theses. The successful candidate will be expected to have a strong research agenda and employ innovative teaching methods. In addition, preferred qualifications include experience mentoring underrepresented minority students.

The University of Toledo is a comprehensive public research university in Northwest Ohio. The department of history offers undergraduate and graduate degrees (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.). Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g., teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy), 4 letters of recommendation, and a writing sample of no more than 50 pages. Qualified applicants will be expected to have a Ph.D. in History completed by August 1, 2018. All application materials are to be submitted and uploaded through the University of Toledo Employment Opportunity web site at Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. 

The University of Toledo is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator.  The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, dual-career professionals and covered veterans.




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Job No: 935263
Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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