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.
To be considered for the position, 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
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 21 and continue until the search is closed.