Begun in 1910, the Department of History at Howard University is a dynamic intellectual department with rising majors and a nationally ranked graduate program. Its faculty are nationally and internationally renowned, offering courses in the history of the United States, African-American history, African Diaspora, Latin America and Caribbean, African, and Public history. Additional areas of research specialization include gender, slavery, and the nineteenth century. The Graduate History program offers the MA and PhD.
We are looking to hire an Associate or Full Professor in US history. The period and specialization are open. Applicants must have a proven record in research, publications, and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to further the department’s commitment to undergraduate teaching as well as training graduate students for the academy and/or public service. A proven ability to attract external funding would be an asset. A commitment to mentoring and training underrepresented students is highly desired.
·Earned doctorate in History from an accredited institution;
·Record of publications, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor;
·Effective communication and organizational skills
Complete applications consist of a single PDF file containing:
1) Cover letter addressing qualifications listed above;
2) Current curriculum vitae;
3) Two-page statement of research accomplishments, interests, and future plans;
4) Two-page statement of teaching experience and philosophy; and
5) Names and contact information for at least four references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.
Completed applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee: Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo, Professor of History, and submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Screening will begin on October 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2023. Note: This search is contingent on final budget approvals.
The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, religion, disability or protected veterans status. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities or veterans status, Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX should be directed to the Office of Employee Relations and Equal Employment Opportunity at 202-806-1280.