POSITION: History and Social Studies Methods, Eastern Michigan University

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Eastern Michigan University, History & Philosophy

Assistant Professor, History and Social Studies Methods


Institution Type:  

College / University


Michigan, United States


Assistant Professor


The Department of History and Philosophy at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship beginning fall 2020 in History and Social Studies Education. The successful candidate’s primary teaching responsibility will be Social Studies Methods for Secondary Education, and they will also be expected to teach history classes that complement the program’s current offerings.

Preference will be given to candidates with a field in Middle Eastern, Asian, or Native American History. Candidates will be expected to pursue an active research agenda, offer courses in teaching methods and history, and serve as a liaison with the College of Education. The position requires a Ph.D. in history or a related field from an accredited university (completed by August 2020) and experience teaching at the 6-12 level.

To be considered for the position, candidates should submit a cover letter that outlines their research interests and mentions courses the candidate would like to teach at the introductory, upper-division, and M.A. levels, a curriculum vitae, two course syllabi, and a chapter/article sized writing sample. The committee will collect letters of recommendation from candidates advancing to the second stage.

Questions can be addressed to Richard Nation, Chair of the Search Committee, at richard.nation@emich.edu.  Review of applications will begin December 1.

Candidates can apply for the position here: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/emichedu/jobs/2625573/assistant-professor-history-socia...

Eastern Michigan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

EMU is an R2 university enrolling approximately 18,000 students and offers an outstanding benefits package and a collegial work environment.  EMU's distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources, strong community initiatives, focus on Education First, and nationally-recognized undergraduate and graduate student research achievements sets it apart. The EMU campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI and Windsor, Ontario.




Chair of the search committee, Dr. Richard Nation at richard.nation@emich.edu



Primary Category:

History Education

Secondary Categories:

Asian History / Studies

East Asian History / Studies

Middle East History / Studies

Native American History / Studies

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