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US History: Associate or Full Professor with tenure

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.

Required Qualifications:

·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 aaraujo@howard.edu.

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.

US History, 20th Century, Associate or Full Professor with tenure

Howard University

Department of History

The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor of 20th-Century United States History. Any subfield is welcome. We seek outstanding applicants with a demonstrated record of excellence in research, as well as a commitment to teaching and mentoring. Success in mentoring underrepresented students and an interest in advancing the mission of Howard University are highly desired. 

The Department of History boasts a nationally ranked graduate program, internationally and nationally renowned faculty, and a strong undergraduate program. We offer BA, MA, and PhD degrees in History of the United States, Africa, African Diaspora, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Howard University, a culturally diverse, comprehensive, research-intensive and historically Black private university, provides an educational experience of exceptional quality at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels to students of high academic standing and potential, with particular emphasis upon educational opportunities for Black students. Howard University is a residential campus of approximately 12,000 students located in the heart of the nation’s capital, Washington, DC.

Required Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in History from an accredited institution;
  • Record of scholarship, teaching, and professional service commensurate with the rank of Associate Professor of History; and
  • Effective written and verbal communication and organizational skills.

Please send an application containing:

1) Cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, as well as an overview of major research projects and their impact on the field;

 2) Current curriculum vitae;

3) Names and contact information for at least four references who will provide letters upon request from the search committee.

Applications should be addressed to the Chair of the search committee: Dr. Nikki Taylor, and submitted electronically to nikki.taylor@howard.edu. Screening will begin on October 28, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The desired starting date is August 16, 2023.

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