The Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin seeks a scholar at the beginning or advanced Assistant Professor level for a full-time tenure-track position with specialization in any area of the history of Texas and/or the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands, the contiguous area on either side of the current border between the U.S. and Mexico.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong research program, direct graduate research, produce demonstrated evidence of successful research productivity, and exhibit a commitment to service to the department, college, and university.
For full consideration, applications should be received by October 15, 2019. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Candidates must be able to present evidence of teaching and research publications excellence or potential for same. Background check will be conducted on final candidate
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. The University embraces and promotes diversity in its work environments. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or related field in hand by the date of appointment.
Please submit an electronic application with curriculum vitae and an application letter noting your research and teaching interests.
If requested after your initial application you will need to provide three professional letters of recommendation, writing samples (publications, and/or a dissertation chapter, book chapter, conference paper), a transcript of highest degree earned, and student evaluations. Candidates must be able to present evidence of teaching and research publications excellence or potential for same.
The three letters of recommendation should be addressed to Jacqueline Jones, Chair, Department of History. All materials should be submitted online via Interfolio.
If you do not have a free dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one during the application process, assistance is available from Interfolio's Customer Support - firstname.lastname@example.org or call (877) 997-8807.
About University of Texas at Austin, History Department
The History Department at the University of Texas at Austin has over 50 faculty members and a highly ranked graduate program. The university provides a competitive benefits package, including insurance, retirement benefits, as well as many other programs and services for employees (http://www.utexas.edu/hr/prospective/benefits.html).
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