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Assistant Professor in United States Immigration History

Posting Information

Posting Information

Position Title Assistant Professor in United States Immigration History
Job Posting Number 20180056FAC
Job Location San Marcos
Department History
Position Description

The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in U.S. Immigration History Post-1945.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in history or related fields is required by time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. history survey courses and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in cross-border migration studies. Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda complementing the existing methodological and topical strengths of the department with a record of scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred areas of specialization include intersectional approaches to public policy and community formation.
We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected of the successful candidate.

Application Procedures

Review of applications will begin November 29, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered,

A complete application comprises a letter of application, a CV, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation.

Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date Fall 2018
Open Date
Review Date 11/12/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Legal Notices

Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample
Optional Documents
  1. DD 214/DD1300
  2. Veteran's Preference
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Samples of Scholarly Work/Research