The Department of History at the University of Utah seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor of American history since 1865 with a research specialization in the United States military engagement in the wider world with global and integrative emphases.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and to research-informed teaching at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including upper division courses on American history, the one semester US survey, and an undergraduate course in historical methodology. In addition to a cover letter, CV, and writing sample, please submit a 1-2 page statement addressing contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service. (The diversity statement is the "Applicant Document Other"). Applications due 1 January 2021. In accordance with University of Utah policy, any offer of appointment is contingent upon final approval of the President and Board of Trustees of the University of Utah.
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.
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