Public History/Digital Humanities American History job

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I thought some of you might be interested in the job my department is searching for.  

Morag Martin

College at Brockport, SUNY

Assistant Professor - Modern U.S. History

The College at Brockport, SUNY


The Brockport History Department seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern U.S. History, with expertise in public history and/or digital humanities, to start August 2019 and be part of a collaborative team of faculty dedicated to excellent teaching, research, and service.


The successful candidate will be able to teach: modern U.S. survey; courses in modern U.S. history, area(s) of candidate’s specialty and public history; and graduate seminars (including online).  S/he will be an active scholar for peer review publication, share in collegial department governance, engage closely with students out of the classroom, and help coordinate the Museum Studies & Public History minor.


Required qualifications include a PhD by time of appointment from a US Department of Education or internationally accredited university, evidence of scholarly productivity and teaching success at the college level, and excellent communication skills. Preferred qualifications include experience developing credit-bearing college course(s) and supervising student internships or independent projects.


Competitive salary and excellent benefits.


Located near Rochester, NY, The College at Brockport, SUNY is committed to cultivating diversity as an institutional and educational priority. It is an AA/EEO/ADA employer and actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone who would enrich the diversity of the College.



Preference will be given to complete applications received by November 9, 2018, and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.  Interested candidates should apply online at and submit 1) a letter of application that addresses required and preferred job criteria (including teaching approach and experience, and research interests), 2) a CV, 3.) contact information for three references, and 4) a writing sample/publication. In addition, have three references send letters of recommendation to: