Assistant or Associate Professor of African American History
University of Pennsylvania, Department of History
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Salary: 75,000 - 125,000
The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a position in African American history at the rank of assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (with tenure). The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of History. The Department seeks a dynamic scholar with a record of innovative research in African American history. Temporally, applicants may specialize in any period(s) from the Civil War era to the recent past. All candidates should have publications appropriate to rank, and a deep commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students.
Applicants should apply online at: http://apply.interfolio.com/111744. Applications should include a cover letter, research statement, teaching statement, CV, and a writing sample no longer than 20 pages. Candidates for appointment at the rank of assistant professor should also submit names of three references. The search committee will solicit letters of recommendation as needed through Interfolio.
Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2022, and continue until position is filled or search is closed.
The Department of History is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence, and to creating a more diverse faculty; for more information, see: https://almanac.upenn.edu/archive/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html. The University of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
About University of Pennsylvania, Department of History
The Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania has over thirty historians in the standing faculty with a broad range of research specialties advance our understanding of the past. Penn's graduate program trains the next generation of scholars and teachers. The Department's strong commitment to undergraduate education can be seen in the prominence of the history major, one of the largest on campus, in the numerous teaching awards earned by both standing faculty and graduate students, and history's strong presence in general education. History faculty direct and participate in many interdisciplinary centers on the Penn campus, and edit a number of scholarly journals.