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Faculty - Assistant Professor - History
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Nov. 21, 2022
Title Faculty - Assistant Professor - History
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department History
Application Deadline 12/19/2022
Position Start Date Fall 2023
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  • Assistant Professor
  • History - Modern U.S.
    History - General

Faculty - Assistant Professor - History

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Faculty
Job Number: A97800
Closing: 12/19/2022 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: 800 W University Parkway, Orem
Division: College of Humanities/Social Science

Position Announcement
The Department of History and Political Science at Utah Valley University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. history (20th century to present) beginning in Fall 2023. The position is open to all specializations and areas of study. The position is a nine-month appointment with a 4/4 teaching load. During the academic year, the successful candidate will teach lower-division surveys in U.S. Economic and Modern U.S. history, an upper-division course in Utah history, and courses in their areas of specialization. Candidates must have experience teaching in a college or university setting and show evidence of commitment to engaged teaching, active scholarship, and service. Application deadline is December 19. The application must include a cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, writing sample, teaching statement, and contact information for three references. PhD in History must be completed by date of appointment.

The search committee expects to conduct first-round interviews online in late January. UVU is an AA/EEOE employer serving approximately 40,000 students and is located on the western front of the Wasatch Mountains in Orem, Utah, 45 miles south of Salt Lake City. Utah Valley University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the welcoming of candidates from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds. We seek candidates prepared to contribute to our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including the ability to work with underrepresented and first-generation students.

Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Ph.D. in a directly related field.

Ph.D. in Modern US History must be completed by date of appointment.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities


  • Knowledge of United States History 1900-the present and area(s) of specialization.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques in upper and lower division courses.


  • Demonstrated research skills.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Evidence of successful teaching, research productivity, service and commitment to professional development.


  • Ability to manage, motivate, and evaluate students in upper and lower division courses.

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