The Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin in Academic Year 2020-21. The successful applicant will teach core courses in Modern European history at the undergraduate level, including a course on the Holocaust and/or World War II, as well as core courses at the graduate level, along with specialized topics courses in their area of expertise. Any field of expertise will be considered (excluding Russia and the UK), and we will look with particular interest on applicants whose work in Modern European history incorporates transnational, international, comparative or global perspectives. Public history and digital history expertise also is welcomed. The teaching load for this position is 3-2. Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in History or a related field by August 1, 2020.
UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 45% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the History Department foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool for this position. UNCG is located in a metropolitan area of more than 1.6 million in the Piedmont region of North Carolina between the Atlantic Ocean and the Appalachian Mountains. UNCG is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/D/V employer with a strong commitment to faculty diversity.
Applications should include a cover letter stating research and teaching interests, as well as a current C.V., three letters of recommendation, a teaching portfolio that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and sample syllabi, and an article-length writing sample. For additional information or to apply for this position please visit our website at https://spartantalent.uncg.edu
Questions regarding the position should be sent to Modern European Search Committee Chair Dr. Mark Elliott, email@example.com
Position available August 1, 2020. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 1694
About University of North Carolina Greensboro
The UNCG Department of History creates and disseminates knowledge of history through research, teaching, and public and professional service. Faculty members collaborate with peers around the world; open new lines of historical inquiry; and communicate their discoveries via university courses, publications, scholarly presentations, public projects, and community events. Undergraduates explore the historical development of human societies from a variety of perspectives, thereby acquiring a wide range of practical skills, such as the abilities to gather and analyze primary sources, interpret complex phenomena, and communicate effectively in both writing and speaking. Graduate students train in the methods of historical scholarship and gain broad pre-professional experience in research, pedagogy, and public history. As members of a public institution with a commitment to community engagement, we strive to serve Greensboro, the state of North Carolina, the nation, and the world by cultivating and nurturing wisdom, tolerance, and reason through a deeper understanding of the human experience.