Department of History

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We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following positions in the College of Arts and Sciences, Department of History.

Tracking ID#: F011856

POSITION: Assistant Professor of American Intellectual History (tenure-track position)

QUALIFICATIONS: The Department of History seeks a specialist in American Intellectual History to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in this area. Applicants should be ABD or hold a Ph.D. in American Intellectual History and should be able to show evidence of outstanding teaching along with potential for scholarly publication.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be expected to offer undergraduate survey courses in American History as well as advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in areas of specialization. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and pursue a rigorous program of research and publication in area of specialization.

RANK AND SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2015 and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 1, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, and transcripts. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to:

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