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Assistant Professor-History
DATE:   9/6/2019
JOB TITLE:   Assistant Professor-History
JOB STATUS:   FT
FLSA STATUS:   Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Timon Hall
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:   Chair, of History
SECTOR:   ACADEMIC

SUMMARY:

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 official transcripts. 

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Stefanie Wichhart, Chair of the History Department: skw@niagara.edu Consideration of applications will begin on October 21 and continue until the search is closed. 



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