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San Marcos

Position Description:

The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of black history in North America, ca. 1750 – 1850. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first half of the U.S. history survey, the first half of the African American survey, specialized undergraduate and graduate courses, and to direct theses. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the African American Studies program. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected.

Appointment date is Fall 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience. All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:

A Ph.D. in history or related field, such as Africana Studies, African American Studies, or American Studies is required by the time of appointment.

Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda, with a record of scholarship, that complements the existing strengths of the department.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience in mentoring students of color.

Application Procedures:

To guarantee full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 15, 2021. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University faculty employment website will be considered,

A complete application comprises a letter of application, a CV, unofficial graduate transcripts, a teaching and diversity statement, a chapter or article-length writing sample, and the names and affiliations of three potential referees.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2022

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EEO/AA Statement:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications deadline: October 15, 2021

Date posted: November 9, 2021

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