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Assistant Professor of U.S. History wanted at the University of Southern Maine! Apply today. (2080 hits)

The History program, within the Department of History and Political Science, at the University of Southern Maine seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor of United States History, to begin in the fall of 2019. We seek an historian of Colonial America and the Early Republic who specializes in one (or more) of the following fields: Native American History/Studies, the History of Women and Gender, and/or the History of Slavery. Teaching responsibilities include: the US History survey courses (Colonial to Modern), upper level courses in the Colonial and early-National period, and upper level courses in the candidate's area of expertise. Candidates must have (or be willing to acquire) expertise in online teaching.

Additionally, the successful candidate will oversee the department’s undergraduate History internship program and is expected to actively engage with the local community. The department also sponsors an interdisciplinary minor in Race and Ethnic Studies and would welcome candidates whose teaching and research fields align with the minor.

The University community is committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty and staff. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates.

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Want to know more about employment, benefits and local resources? Our Employment webpage has additional information to help you become more familiar with developing a new career at USM as well as exploring everything the Greater Southern Maine area has to offer.

USM’s three environmentally friendly campuses are unique, yet all share the extensive resources of the university — and all are energized through strong community partnerships. Offering easy access to Boston, plus the ocean, mountains and forests of coastal, inland and northern Maine, USM is at the heart of Maine's most exciting metropolitan region.

Required:
Ph.D. in American History (defended by 1 July 2019)
Primary field of specialization in the Colonial and Early Republic eras

Preferred:
Expertise in online teaching
A specialization in one or more of the following subfields:
Native American History/Studies
History of Women and Gender
History of Slavery


Apply online at: https://usm.hiretouch.com/view-all-jobs

You will create an applicant profile and complete an application. You will need to upload a cover letter detailing teaching experience and a research agenda and curriculum vitae. We also require three letters of reference. Please make sure to enter a valid email address for your references (on the application) as we will request the letter of reference to be uploaded to us confidentially.

All required materials must be submitted by November 15, 2018.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, s*x, s*xual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).









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