Overview

Wichita State University, Wichita, KS. The Department of History at Wichita State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in U.S. History, with an emphasis on the post-1945 period and digital humanities. Sub-specialties are open, but those who explore the intersection of foreign relations and culture, public policy, and/or technology are especially encouraged to apply. The college seeks a demonstrated record of research excellence and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, general education, and working with diverse populations.

Duties will include teaching introductory surveys, upper division and graduate courses in area of specialty, and serving on committees. Successful candidates will contribute to the department’s Local and Community History program. The appointment begins Aug. 11, 2019, and candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of the contract.

Complete applications must be received no later than Feb. 4, 2019. Please submit a cover letter that outlines your teaching and research areas, a c.v., names and contact information for three references, and a demonstration of your work in digital humanities (for example, a weblink). Candidates must apply on line at http://wichita.edu/wsujobs.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and to help foster an environment rich in diversity of culture, thoughts and experience. Candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively educate and empower a diverse student population.

For additional information, contact Robert M. Owens, Professor and Search Committee Chair, robert.owens@wichita.edu. Wichita State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply.