The Department of History and Political Science at Texas Woman’s University invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History position beginning fall 2020. The successful applicant will be broadly trained in American History with a primary field in the 19th century. Subfields are open, although preference will be given to Borderlands, American West, or Cultural History. A preferred candidate will support our growing emphasis in Public History. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in History or American Studies and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and have an active record of research. The position will be responsible for teaching the U.S. History survey courses as well as upper-level and graduate courses in their field.
Send a cover letter, graduate transcripts, C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.
Earned doctorate in History or American Studies at the time of appointment
Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence
Demonstrated potential for research and publication
Prior teaching experience
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: IRC28812
About Texas Woman's University
Texas Woman's University strives to provide an educational environment that affirms the rights and dignity of each individual, fosters diversity, and encourages a respect for the differences among persons. Discrimination or harassment of any kind is considered inappropriate. Texas Woman's University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and education and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran's status, or against qualified disabled persons. The Department of History and Political Science offers Bachelor and Master’s degrees in History and offers a track in Public History for graduate students. The department has five tenured or tenure-track History faculty members (plus six Political Science faculty) offering degrees to approximately 100 undergraduate History majors and minors, and 20 Master’s students. Texas Woman’s University is located in Denton, Texas.