Assistant Professor, Public History
Job no: 495548
Position Type: Faculty Full Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Date opened: Eastern Daylight Time
The History Department and the Labor Studies program of the University of Massachusetts Boston invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Public History effective September 1, 2019. Teaching duties will include an introductory, interdisciplinary course in Labor History, upper-level courses in U.S. Labor/Working Class History, and Public History courses. The successful applicant will also serve as the Associate Director of the University’s Labor Resource Center, contributing to the enhancement of the center through research, teaching, and program development (https://www.umb.edu/lrc). Responsibilities in the History Department will focus on working with the Director of the Public History track to support the program and develop the curriculum, and advising students, capstones, and theses.
A Ph.D. in History, Public History, or a closely related field is required. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to scholarship and teaching and have an active research agenda. The search committee will also be looking for teaching experience, a track record as a practicing Public Historian, and commitment to working collaboratively with community and history stakeholders.
Please submit a c.v., cover letter, contact information for three letters of recommendation, and graduate school transcript online.
For more information please contact the search chair at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
UMass Boston is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, persons of color, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.
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