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Assistant Professor of History

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant has successfully submitted the application.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 998943
Functional Title Assistant Professor of History
Position Type Tenure Stream
Position Summary

The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro currently is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Colonial America through the American Revolution, starting in August 2018. Area of specialization is open, willingness to work with graduate students at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels and demonstrated ability to teach both beginning and advanced undergraduate and graduate courses is required. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda and provide service to the department, campus, and larger professional community. Applicants must hold or anticipate receiving the Ph.D. in History by August 1, 2018.

Applications should include a letter of application stating research and teaching accomplishments and interests, as well as a current c.v., and three letters of recommendation. A teaching portfolio will be requested of finalist applicants at a later date. Applications will be submitted online through the UNCGJobSearch system at https://jobsearch.uncg.edu (Position #998943)

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate student body consisting of 28% African Americans and 8% Hispanic or Latino Americans. UNCG and the History Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, between the Atlantic Ocean and Appalachian mountains. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer with a strong commitment to faculty diversity.

Applicants are encouraged to learn more about our department and programs online: https://his.uncg.edu/. Questions regarding the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Greg O’Brien, wgobrien@uncg.edu.

Review of applications will begin November 13, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Minimum Qualifications

Hold or anticipate receiving the Ph.D in History by August 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D in History

Tenure Status Tenure Track
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the UNCGjobsearch system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur as soon as the applicant has successfully submitted the application.

Recruitment Range Competitive
Org #-Department History - 12210
Job Open Date 09/26/2017
For Best Consideration Date 11/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? No
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 9

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript(s)
  2. Teaching Philosophy

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
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    • Indeed.com
    • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)