The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Texas History to 1860. The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. and Texas history survey courses and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in Texas history and guide student research in Spanish-language sources. Preferred areas of specialization include the borderlands and/or slavery. Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda and a record of scholarship complementing the existing strengths of the department. We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected of the successful candidate. Ph.D. in History or related fields is required by time of appointment, and the salary is commensurate with experience. Appointment date is 15 August 2018. To guarantee full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by 12 November 2017. A complete application comprises a letter of application, a CV, an article-length writing sample that includes the use of Spanish-language sources, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit materials to https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/19740. Texas State University is an Emerging Research University and a Hispanic Serving Institution located 35 miles south of Austin and 35 miles north of San Antonio. Texas State is an EOE
Texas State University is a public university located in San Marcos, Texas. Home to a large (38,000), diverse student body, Texas State is a Hispanic Serving Institution as well as an Emerging Research University.