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Posted: Monday, November 21, 2016 12:06 AM


Job Description

Hofstra University’s department of History invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in US history with a specialization in any period of African-American history, to begin in Fall 2017. Candidates must be qualified to teach a two-semester African-American history survey and introductory courses in US History from the colonial period to the twentieth century, in addition to advanced courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. Course load is typically 3 courses per semester (9 s.h.). Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant discipline by the time of appointment. In addition to evidence of scholarly promise and achievement, significant classroom experience and excellence in teaching—together with commitment to the creation of innovative courses attracting a diverse student body—are strongly preferred.

Interested applicants should email a CV, academic transcripts, and several syllabi, along with a cover letter discussing areas of specialization, research plans, and approaches to teaching, to with the subject line "History Search". Three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent directly to this email address, or to:

Prof. Simon Doubleday, Chair

Hofstra University

Department of History

NAB 301A

Hempstead, NY 11549

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016, and continue until the position has been filled.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Hofstra University is the largest, private, liberal arts institution on Long Island, NY. It is located 25 miles east of Manhattan and includes the following schools: Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine; Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies; The Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; School of Education; School of Health Professions and Human Services; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; and Honors College. There are about 500 full-time faculty members, approximately 6,900 full-time and part-time undergraduates, 2,900 graduate students, 800 law students, and 350 medical students. For more information about the University please visit http: // www. hofstra. edu / home / index. html.

• Location: Hempstead, NY, Long Island

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