Job Details

Texas Tech University
  • Position Number: 2162770
  • Location: Lubbock, TX
  • Position Type: Liberal Arts - American Studies

Visiting Assistant Professor - U.S. Southwest HIST

Position Description
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Major/Essential Functions
The Department of History at Texas Tech University seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in U.S. Southwest history to begin August 2021. The department is particularly interested in specializations related to Chicana/o/x history, Mexican American history, and/or Texas history. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory U.S. and/or Texas history surveys, as well as upper-division undergraduate courses in their area of expertise and related subfields. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable. The successful applicant must be ABD by the time of appointment.

Required Qualifications
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidates intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

Preferred Qualifications

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As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicants race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

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