The Department of History at William & Mary invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor Level. Appointment will begin August 10, 2020. We are interested in individuals with research and teaching expertise in Twentieth-Century US Immigration and Ethnic History with a preference for the cultures and politics of Latinx, Asian, and Pacific Islander American, and/or Middle Eastern peoples. Applicants are expected to hold a PhD by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester, including surveys, freshman seminars, and upper division courses at the undergraduate levels, and seminars in US history at the graduate level. The applicant is expected to establish and maintain a research agenda that inspires a highly motivated undergraduate student body as well as Masters/Ph.D. students.
Applicants must apply online at https://jobs.wm.edu. Submit a curriculum vitae, and a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, October 18, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.
William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The College conducts background checks on applicants for employment.
Information on the degree programs in the Department of History may be found at http://www.wm.edu/as/history/.
Required: PhD by the time of appointment, August 10, 2020.
Preferred: Preference for research and teaching for the cultures and politics of Latinx, Asian, and Pacific Islander American, and/or Middle Eastern peoples.
About William & Mary
The dedicated faculty and distinctive history of William & Mary's Lyon Gardiner Tyler Department of History give it a unique character. The Department fosters a learning environment that revolves around close interaction among students and professors.
Housed in James Blair Hall on Old Campus, the Department is a stone’s throw from Colonial Williamsburg. History was first taught at William & Mary in 1803. Today the Department houses more than 35 permanent faculty members, 50 master’s and doctoral students currently in the program, and approximately 100 undergraduate history majors graduating every year. The faculty have areas of expertise ranging across the globe and covering every era from the ancient world to the twenty-first century.