Philadelphia, PA

Open Date

Sep 21, 2018


Nov 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description The Department of History at Temple University advertises a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor rank for a scholar with expertise in African-American History. Further specialization and time period open. The successful applicant will demonstrate scholarly excellence and future potential. Candidates should be strong undergraduate teachers and should be prepared to teach general education courses, lower-level undergraduate courses in African-American history, and upper level courses in their areas of specialization. They will also be expected to contribute to the Department’s graduate program by engaging with one of its two core concentration areas: “Environments, Cities, and Cultures” or “Empires, War, and Society.”

Temple University is a state-related Carnegie Research University (highest research activity) located in Philadelphia. The College of Liberal Arts is home to 32 undergraduate majors, 32 minors, 23 certi cate programs and 15 graduate degree programs. With its vibrant and diverse array of educational programs, the College of Liberal Arts plays, and its missions mirrors, both the historical importance of the liberal arts in society and the principles on which the university was founded.

Temple University is an A rmative Action equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages applications from women and persons of color, members of under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The University has pledged not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability.

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Quali cations PhD in hand by August, 2019.

Application Instructions Applications, which will be submitted through Interfolio, should include a cover letter, CV, a chapter- or article-length writing sample, a 500-word teaching statement, and two sample syllabi: one for a lower-level survey of African American history; one for an upper-level or graduate class in a subject of the applicant’s interest. Candidates may be asked to submit further research and teaching materials at a later stage. We request three letters of recommendation be uploaded to Interfolio directly by referees. Review of les will begin November 15. First-round interviews will be held at the AHA in January 2019. For further information, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jessica Roney (jessica.roney@temple.edu (mailto:jessica.roney@temple.edu)).

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