New Mexico State University, Department of History
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
Type: Full Time
Public History and Memory
Internal Number: 498320
The Department of History at New Mexico State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor (position number 197398, job number 498320) of twentieth-century U.S. history, beginning in August 2024. We especially welcome applications from candidates whose expertise could include public history, borderlands history, and/or digital history.
Faculty members in the Department of History at NMSU are dedicated researchers and teachers eager to work with students in introductory surveys, upper-level undergraduate courses, and graduate seminars in our MA program. Standard duties for academic-year (9-month) faculty include maintaining a strong research program; teaching three courses per semester, including at least one General Education U.S. survey course per semester as well as additional undergraduate courses and graduate seminars; mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, including training graduate students and advising MA theses; and providing service to the Department and University.
New Mexico State University is a Hispanic Serving Institution. We seek a colleague prepared to contribute to the Department and University’s commitment to equity and the inclusion of diverse students in higher education. We are especially interested in a candidate with interest and experience in supporting and mentoring a diverse student body.
NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Offer of employment is contingent on verification of individual’s eligibility for employment in the United States.
About New Mexico State University, Department of History
NMSU is New Mexico’s land-grant and space-grant institution, a comprehensive research institution dedicated to teaching, research, public service and outreach. In addition, the NMSU system includes a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, Cooperative Extension Service offices located in each of New Mexico’s 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. New Mexico State University is the institution of choice for more than 15,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries.