Assistant Professor, African American History

University of Scranton
Assistant Professor, African American History

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Job Purpose:
Tenure track position in African American History beginning Fall 2021.

Essential Duties:
Primary responsibilities include teaching the U.S. History survey, Race in American History, as well as other courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in urban history and/or religious history in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but all applications will be considered

Additional Skills Required:

Minimum Education Requirements:
A Ph.D. in History by the time of appointment is required.

Preferred Education:

Minimum Job Experience Requirements:
Teaching experience is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

Full Time/Part Time:

Annual Schedule:

Assistant Professor

Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration please submit a letter of interest, c.v., and three letters of reference at by October 1, 2020. Initial interviews will occur via Zoom.

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