Assistant Professor

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Position TypePermanent Faculty Working TitleAssistant ProfessorPosition NumberAppointment TypeTenured/Tenure TrackSalary RangeDependent on Experience and/or QualificationsFull-time/Part-timeFull TimeIf part-time, hours per weekFTEVacancy IDFAC0003299Posting Open Date10/09/2020Application Deadline12/04/2020Open Until FilledNoProposed Start Date07/01/2021Position Summary

The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who specializes in the history of slavery in North America. UNC-Chapel Hill has world-class faculty and resources, making it one of the best possible places to study the history of the American South. Wilson Library is one of the most important repositories of Southern and African American History. The Center for the Study of the American South is an innovative leader and culture hub in Southern Studies. The Institute for African American Research and the Institute for Arts and Humanities contribute to the rich intellectual environment at UNC-Chapel Hill; and Carolina Public Humanities helps carry forth our commitment to serve the public. The teaching load for this position is 2 classes per semester.

Educational Requirements

Minimum requirements include a Ph.D. in History or a related field in-hand by July 1, 2021.

Qualifications and Experience

The Department of History seeks candidates who can bolster our existing strengths in African American History, United States History, and Southern History. The Department also seeks candidates whose commitment to scholarship, teaching, and service will support a climate of diversity and public engagement.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly to submit additional application documents to the search committee. Please provide contact information for 4 references who will be asked to submit recommendation letters if you are selected for further consideration.

Quick Link Contact Name and TitleJennifer Parker; Business OfficerDepartment Contact Telephone or [email protected] Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919)-962-1091 or send an email to [email protected]

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
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    Posted: 10/11/2020
    Application Due: 1/9/2021
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