Assistant Professor, World History, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
There, the College of Liberal Arts has announced a search for
a World Historian for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to begin in fall 2016. The ideal candidate will have training in world history methods and regional expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and/or Southeast Asia. The teaching load is 3/3 and includes upper-division and graduate courses in world history and the candidate's field of expertise as well as service courses (e.g. introductory surveys, geography, methods, senior seminar). Applicants should have Ph.D. from an accredited university in hand by the time of appointment, evidence of effective teaching, experience and/or interest in online course development, and an active research agenda.
Candidates are expected to have the PhD in hand no later than September 1, 2016 for appointment to the Assistant Professor level, although ABDs will also be considered. To apply, those interested should submit a writing sample, a CV, transcripts, three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a cover letter, and a teaching statement to the University's application platform no later than January 31, 2016.