The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor of African American history to begin in fall 2014. All specialties are welcome, but applicants should have a broad knowledge of African American history and be prepared to teach African American history prior to Reconstruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department will interview candidates at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in January. Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in hand by August 1, 2014. Preferences: Additional Certifications: Additional Information: In addition to a letter of application, applicants should provide a CV, a representative sample of their scholarship, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the position is filled; for best consideration, applications should reach the Department by December 6, 2013. This search is contingent on the availability of funds. Posting Date: 09/25/2013 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.