The Department of History at the University of Maryland, College Park seeks applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of U.S. military history, broadly conceived. The successful candidate must anticipate completion of the Ph.D. by July 2018, have a research concentration in U.S. military history, and be prepared to teach specialized and survey courses. The Department of History supports the principle of inclusive excellence. Candidates are expected to have a demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentorship at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds. We are interested in candidates with a focus on the strategic, political, ideological, economic, and/or social dimensions of the subject. Candidates should have experience doing archival research and indicate ability and desire to do research at the United States National Archives in College Park, located a mile from the campus. For best consideration, submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, three reference providers, and a writing sample (maximum 50 pages) to https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/54792 by November 1, 2017.
Letters of reference will be requested after receipt of curriculum vitae.
The University of Maryland, College Park is an EOE/ADA/AA institution committed to diversity in its employment and educational programs, thereby creating a welcoming environment for everyone. We actively subscribe to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
This search is contingent upon the availability of funds.
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research... entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, in the state of Maryland, and in the world.