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Assistant Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Send letter of application, a full CV, a single well-selected journal article or book/dissertation chapter (as well as an abstract of the broader project), and three letters of recommendation by October 15, 2015 to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTAy. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input an email address, and an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. For questions or further information, contact Rob Ruck, chair, African American History Search Committee, rucco@pitt.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 14202-History
Position Number 0003025
Position Details

African American History: African American/19th and 20th Centuries. The Department of History at the University of Pittsburgh seeks applicants for a tenure-stream assistant professor in African American history, nineteenth or twentieth centuries, beginning in fall 2016, pending budgetary approval. Applicants should have a strong record of scholarship and teaching and be ready to participate in a dynamic program of graduate teaching and research built around cross-regional thematic collaboration. We encourage applicants to demonstrate how their research and teaching will contribute to our historic strengths in Afro-diasporic history and to our distinctive program in transnational, macro-regional, and world history and to one or more of our thematic fields (http://www.history.pitt.edu/graduate/transnational-thematic-history.php).

Application Process

Send letter of application, a full CV, a single well-selected journal article or book/dissertation chapter (as well as an abstract of the broader project), and three letters of recommendation by October 15, 2015 to https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTAy. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input an email address, and an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. For questions or further information, contact Rob Ruck, chair, African American History Search Committee, rucco@pitt.edu.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 08/07/2015
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date)
Contact Person Rob Ruck
Contact Email rucco@pitt.edu
Contact Phone