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Assistant Professor of History

Source: Texas Woman’s University


Denton, Texas


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.

Approximate Start Date:

Aug 1st 2020




Sep 16th 2019



Texas Woman's University

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Required qualifications: · Earned doctorate in History or American Studies at the time of appointment · Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence · Demonstrated potential for research and publication Preferred qualifications: · Prior teaching experience 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. Send a cover letter, graduate transcripts, C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of reference to facultyjobs@twu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019. 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. Individuals may qualify for a Veteran’s Employment Preference or a Former Foster Youth Employment Preference at Texas Woman’s University over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification. If you believe you may qualify, click here for more information and instructions on how to claim an employment preference: http://www.twu.edu/recruitment-selection/6589.asp

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