The Department of Communication, History, & Philosophy seeks applications from qualified candidates with a robust research agenda for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2021.Â Candidates with experience and/or interest in public history and digital humanities are preferred.Â This position will serve as the departmentâ™s liaison with the San Antonio African American Community Archive & Museum (SAAACAM), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, and sharing of African American history and culture in the San Antonio region. The successful candidate also will direct student research projects, teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate History courses, and help prepare history and social studies teachers to meet the state of Texasâ™ new requirement for African American Studies curriculum in the high schools. The base teaching load at A&M-SA is 3/3. The Department seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.
Salary:Â Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
A Ph.D. by the time of appointment in History or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
Demonstrated specialization in African American History.
A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in History.
Evidence of scholarly achievement including engagement with the field of African American history.
University teaching experience commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor.
In a letter of interest which explains a research agenda and teaching experience, please also speak to the following topics:
Experience and/or interest in working with community partners on public history projects.
Experience with digital humanities modes of instruction and scholarship.
Commitment to working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Texas A&M Universityâ“San Antonio: A&M-SA is a comprehensive university with over 6,600 students (Fall 2019) enrolled in undergraduate programs and graduate programs. The successful candidate will join this rapidly growing Hispanic-Serving Institution.
Part of the statewide Texas A&M University System, A&M-SA is located on 694 acres in south San Antonio and serves a diverse student body. Self-reported demographic data indicate 41% of students are the first generation in their family to attend college, 73% are Hispanic, and 63% are women. The faculty and staff are working to implement data driven and high impact practices in teaching and learning that lead to student persistence and college completion. It seeks faculty who are committed to this vision, are willing to innovate and experiment, and create a national model for student success.
For External Applicants: Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: Â https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External
Applicants mustÂ complete online:
(1) the application/Faculty Form, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vita, and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts.
If assistance is required, please contact an HR representative at 210-784-2058.Â Â Â Â Â Â
Make sure that all the required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.
Once your application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.
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About Texas A&M University - San Antonio
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