The History Department of Rutgers University-Camden seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the field of African American history. Specialization in the 19th or 20th century is preferred. Candidates must be able to teach survey courses on African American history spanning 1619 through the 21st century as part of the 2/2 teaching load, along with upper-level undergraduate courses and courses in our History M.A. program in the candidate's area of specialization. We especially encourage applications from candidates with training and experience in public history and/or digital history who could contribute to the public history program of the History Department and the affiliated Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH). Ideal candidates will demonstrate effectiveness in teaching a diverse student body.
Faculty appointment will begin in September 2020, and applicants must have the Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. The successful applicant will be held to standards for tenure and promotion that are uniform on all three Rutgers campuses.
Please attach a letter of application describing research expertise and teaching experience, addressed to search committee chair Lorrin Thomas, along with a C.V., three signed letters of recommendation, and an article or chapter-length writing sample. If the writing sample is part of a larger work, please also upload an abstract and a table of contents. The deadline for submission of all materials is December 6, 2019. Consideration will begin immediately after, and we will acknowledge all applications. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.
Minimum Education and Experience:
PhD. at time of appointment
Posting Number: 19FA2337
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 104241
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