Niagara University, a private Catholic institution sponsored by the Vincentian community, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of History, beginning August 2020. The successful candidate will have a research field in U.S. history pre-1877 and/or Atlantic world history and the ability to situate their research and teaching within a diasporic framework. Teaching load is three courses per semester and candidates should be prepared to teach a wide range of upper-level thematic courses in U.S. and/or Atlantic world history as well as the U.S. history survey courses, and be able to contribute to the Africana/Black Studies minor. Ability to support our Public History minor through courses in the digital humanities would be welcome. Ph.D. in hand by date of appointment required.
Please include a letter of application describing teaching experience and research field, a C.V., a teaching statement, and a chapter or article-length research sample. Candidates invited for first-round interviews will be asked to submit 3 letters of recommendation and a complete teaching portfolio; finalists must submit official transcripts.
Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Stefanie Wichhart, Chair of the History Department: firstname.lastname@example.org Consideration of applications will begin on October 21st and continue until the search is closed.
Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:
NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, email@example.com, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: http://www.niagara.edu/safety
About Niagara University
Niagara University was founded in 1856 by the Catholic Vincentian Fathers, whose mission emphasizes practical training and excellence in service of society. Niagara’s picturesque, 160-acre campus is located on the CAN-AM border in Lewiston, New York, two minutes off the I-190 on Route 104. The university is just a few miles from Niagara Falls, 20 minutes from Buffalo, which offers a variety of cultural events, sports, and entertainment opportunities, and just 90 minutes from Rochester and Toronto, Canada’s largest metropolitan area. In addition, the university is minutes away from the quaint village of Lewiston, New York, and maintains a satellite location in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.Lifelong learning and career development is a major point of emphasis at NU. We’re dedicated to finding the best talent, cultivating it, and helping our employees reach their career goals. There’s nothing quite like becoming a member of our caring campus community, where everyone is committed to bettering themselves and those around them.
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