University of Southern California is seeking four tenure track assistant professors

The History Department of the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, is seeking to hire four tenure track assistant professors of United States history. The History department welcomes applications from scholars whose work examines any aspect of the history of the United States across all periods. Fields and periods of particular interest include the history of slavery; the Civil War and Reconstruction; African America; Native America; the West; gender and sexuality; borderlands; the U.S. and the world.

A Ph.D. in relevant field of study is required at time of appointment.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants are required to submit an electronic USC application; follow this job link or paste in a browser: https://usccareers.usc.edu/job/los-angeles/assistant-professor-of-history/1209/5238397 .

Applicants to these searches should upload a CV, a letter of interest, writing sample(s), and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for references. Application materials are due October 20th, 2017. Inquiries may be sent to search co-chairs, Professors William Deverell or Karen Halttunen (deverell@usc.edu or halttune@usc.edu). Application materials must be submitted online.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .