The Department of History at the University of Rochester invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of African American history to begin July 1, 2023. The department especially encourages applications from scholars with expertise in Public and/or Digital history. The chronological period for this search is open. We seek a scholar with a dynamic research agenda and a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching.
The position is part of a School of Arts and Sciences cluster initiative focused on hiring scholars who do path-breaking research in Black Studies. The successful candidate will be based in the Department of History (https://www.sas.rochester.edu/his/). In addition, candidates will have numerous opportunities for research and teaching collaborations and interactions with the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies.
Candidates are expected to teach courses on their research specialization, in addition to the two-part survey course in African American history and to also contribute broadly to the curriculum. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester (2:2 load). Review of applications will begin on October 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
About University of Rochester Department of History
The Department of History offers programs of study for both undergraduates and graduates. We are committed to teaching and scholarship and to intellectual rigor in the context of close attention to students' needs and interests.