The University of Alabama History Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Public History, research specialization open. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the department’s Introduction to Public History survey course, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in their field of specialization. The successful candidate also will be expected to expand our public history internship program, and to establish appropriate relationships in the community and profession. Opportunities exist for the successful candidate to partner with the University’s established programs in Digital Humanities, Museum Studies, and Archival Studies. Ability to teach one of our core History surveys desirable but not required. The Department and the University emphasize excellence in teaching as well as scholarship. Ph.D. in History or allied field must be in hand by time of appointment.

To apply, go to http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41802 complete the online application. Attach a letter of application, vita, a syllabus for an introductory course in public history, and an article-length writing sample or comparable evidence of scholarship. Please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Kari Frederickson, Chair, Public History Search Committee, Department of History, Box 870212, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0212.

Please direct any inquiries to kari@ua.edu. Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. We will hold conversations via Skype with a select group of candidates in early December. The University of Alabama is an Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities/Equal Opportunity employer and especially encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.