History and Public Policy Assistant Professor
The Departments of Political Science and History of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship starting Fall 2013. Depending on qualifications, the scholar will be appointed to a tenure-track position in either History or Political Science with an adjunct appointment in the other department. Teaching and graduate-advising responsibilities will be divided between the two departments. The position requires expertise related to public policy in contemporary history; it is open to substantive policy area but we are particularly interested in candidates with substantive research agendas focused on environmental policy, immigration policy, or labor and family policy. Candidates will be judged on their scholarly research as well as teaching. A Ph.D. in history, political science, public policy or a closely related discipline is required at the time of the appointment.
Applications received by November 2, 2012 will be given full consideration. The department strongly prefers that applicants submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and writing samples in electronic form through the Academic Jobs Online website at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1828 and arrange for electronic transmission of three letters of recommendation to the same site. If necessary, printed materials may be sent to Stephen Marvell, Political Science, 322 Thompson, UMass Amherst, 200 Hicks Way, Amherst, MA 01003-9277. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to email@example.com.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mt. Holyoke colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. We are committed to fostering a diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum.
Assistant Professor of History with specialization in Heritage Studies
Tenure-Track. We seek a candidate whose research includes community-based history projects as well as initiatives in such areas as oral and public history and historic preservation. Teaching will include undergraduate and graduate courses in oral and public history as well as introductory and advanced level courses in area of specialization.
The department is especially interested in applicants with experience working with (im)migrant, indigenous, or African diasporic communities but welcomes applications from other scholar-practitioners who concentrate on the study of heritage. PhD required. The PhD may be in History or related field.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Start date September 1, 2013.
Applicants must submit a letter of application stating research interests and qualifications, C.V., sample syllabi, a short writing sample and three reference letters by November 30, 2012. Electronic applications preferred; please email materials to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of reference and complete applications can also be submitted by postal mail to Prof. David Glassberg, Chair, Heritage Studies Search Committee, Department of History, Herter Hall 616, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 161 Presidents Drive, Amherst, MA 01003-9312.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a member of the Five College consortium along with Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mount Holyoke colleges and is also a member of the Academic Career Network, a resource for dual career couples. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The department is committed to developing a more diverse faculty, student body, and curriculum. Women and members of minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.