Assistant Professor of History
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in the field of United States History since 1960 to begin August 2019. We are especially interested in applications from historians doing innovative work in one or more of the following areas: politics, labor and business, law, medicine and health, and foreign policy. Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications must be made electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu
and should include a cover letter, CV, and a writing sample not to exceed 30 pages. Three letters of recommendation should be emailed separately to firstname.lastname@example.org
The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree and submit to a criminal background check. Finalists will be asked during their screening interview to discuss how the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching and research. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.
The History Department’s primary mission is to further the study of history for the benefit of fostering an engaged and informed citizenry in our community. This mission implies a commitment to research, teaching, and service. All faculty members engage in research, publication, and professional development. Degree programs include the B.A. in History (approximately 310 majors), the M.A. in History (approximately 40 students) as well as B.A. and M.A. degrees in Latin American Studies. The department works closely with other departments and programs across the university, including Africana Studies, American Studies, Women and Gender Studies; Global, Area, and International Studies; and Religious Studies. As an example as its service commitment, the department houses several journals and professional associations, including the Journal of Urban History, First World War Studies, and The Latin Americanist, and the Conference on Latin American History, an affiliate of the American Historical Association.
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences advances the ethical discovery, dissemination, and application of knowledge and creativity, and – by building the academic programs for tomorrow – educates students to be informed, critical thinkers and competent communicators, to work successfully in a world of increasing diversity and change, and to be engaged citizens in a global society.