Nov. 14- Assistant Professor- Dept of History- Historian of The Nineteenth-Century US

Subject to available funding, the Department of History at Montclair State University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position to start on September 1, 2015 as an historian of the nineteenth-century United States (Position VF-14). The department welcomes applications from specialists in all subfields of American history from the early-national period through the Gilded Age. Primary teaching responsibilities will include lower- and upper-level undergraduate courses as well as courses at the Masters level, with opportunities to develop new courses in specific areas of expertise. One-quarter of this position will include partial administration of the Social Studies Teacher Certification Program, currently housed in the History Department. All applicants must have a Ph.D. in History conferred by January 1, 2015 and should demonstrate an active and successful research agenda. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
To apply, please submit a letter of application, a copy of curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample (an article, essay, book chapter, or dissertation chapter). Letters may be addressed to the Nineteenth-Century United States History Search Committee,
Position VF-14, Department of History, Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey 07043. All application materials must be submitted electronically via email to Applicants should submit all materials before November 14, 2014 in order to ensure full consideration by the search committee. Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at

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