Job Description: The Department of History at Weber State University invites applications for an Historian of U.S. History for the period 1830 to the present — excluding Gilded Age and the Progressive Era — at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2023. The desired candidate will specialize inhistorically marginalized communities in U.S. History.
Job Duties: The teaching load is four courses per semester. The successful candidate will be required to teach the U.S. History survey and at least one of the following introductory level U.S. History courses: The Black Experience, The Latinx Experience, or The LGBTQ Experience or develop a new introductory course in their area of specialization. Candidates will also be required to teach upper division courses in their area of specialization.
Required Qualifications: PhD in History is required prior to appointment. ABD candidates may apply, however, the PhD must be in hand by July 1, 2023.
Background Check? Yes
Benefits Summary: WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.
Full/Part Time: Full Time Open Date: 07/15/2022 Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes
Notes to Applicants: The position comes with a generous benefits package. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a letter of application, current CV, course syllabi (one upper division and one lower division), and the names and contact information for three professional references (If a candidate has not completed the doctorate, one reference must be the candidate’s advisor).
Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2022. Position will remain open until filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.
The Department of History and Weber State University is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We welcome applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of our department and university community.
Weber State University is in the process of becoming an Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), with a growing population of Latinx students. Weber State University was built on land that has been cared for by the Fremont, Goshute, Paiute, Ute, and Shoshone peoples, and recognizes, validates, respects, and honors these sovereign nations and their traditions, cultures, and histories.
Weber State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.
Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.
Physical Requirements of this position: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or consistently to move objects, including the human body. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing only occasionally if ever.
Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.
The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).