Appalachian State University invites applications – African American history, tenure track

Appalachian State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in African American history, beginning August 2021. Ability to teach courses in area of specialization, as well as American history surveys, required. Ph.D. in history or a related field, teaching experience, and evidence of scholarly potential expected. Candidates with an ability to teach/support public history, history education, and/or digital history initiatives are preferred. In addition to instructional duties, faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities. The successful applicant should promote diversity and inclusive excellence as detailed in Appalachian State University’s Diversity Statement. Candidates who are ABD will be considered, but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by August 2021.

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The initial review of complete applications will begin on November 20, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

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