ANN: FEATURED JOB: History Assistant Professor - US immigration and or civil rights, University of Pittsburg - Greensburg

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History Assistant Professor - US immigration and or civil rights

University of Pittsburg - Greensburg

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg invites applications for a tenure-stream position in History at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2022. A Ph.D. in hand by August 2022 is a requirement for this position. Candidates with research specializations in U.S. immigration and/or civil rights history that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education, a successful record of undergraduate teaching, and demonstrated interdisciplinary interests for collaborative cross-disciplinary teaching are encouraged to apply. Successful record of undergraduate teaching experience preferred.

Pitt-Greensburg values candidates with a commitment to in-person undergraduate teaching, campus and community service, experience in working with diverse groups, and the ability to involve undergraduates in research. Successful candidates should be prepared to teach a 4/4 load (typically 12 credits per semester). Teaching responsibilities include the US History survey sequence as well as other upper-level courses related to the candidates’ area of specialization. Candidates also will teach Historical Methods and Inquiry and History Capstone on a rotational basis with the other faculty in the department. Additionally, candidates should be prepared to devote time to service and scholarship as part of their appointment and expectations of reapppintment and tenure.




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Applications must be submitted to Talent Center at for consideration. The application package requires a letter of application, a current Curriculum Vitae, a description of teaching accomplishments, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, a statement of research interests and plans, a diversity statement, and contact information for three references. Questions can be directed to search committee chairperson Dr. Pilar Herr at

Application materials received by November 1, 2021 will receive full consideration. Review of the application materials will continue until the position is filled. For more information visit

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, a four-year liberal arts college and regional campus of the University of Pittsburgh, offers 30 undergraduate degrees, 24 minors, and numerous pre-professional options as part of the University of Pittsburgh system. With low tuition and unique hands-on learning opportunities, we offer personalized education with dedicated faculty.

The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/veterans, and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity.

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