Assistant Professor of History

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Position Summary: The University of Alaska Anchorage Department of History is accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Native American and Indigenous History, with the rank of Assistant Professor. The department is especially interested in candidates whose research and teaching emphasizes Alaska Native history. Candidates with background in comparative, transnational, or environmental approaches to indigenous history are also encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will primarily teach both introductory U.S. and upper-division History courses. This is a 9 month, full-time appointment with an expected start date in August 2019. Salary is commensurate with experience. The Department seeks candidates dedicated to equity and diversity of the campus community and to promoting an environment that increases student knowledge about local, national, and global communities. Anchorage is a thriving, modern city of about 295,000 inhabitants of many nationalities (over 95 languages spoken in the school district) with a rich cultural life. For more information about living in Anchorage, consult: Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States at the time of application. Required Experience: Ph.D. in History with an emphasis in Native American and Indigenous History or closely-related field. Instructor of record for college/university level History courses. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2018. Please direct questions regarding the position to Professor Songho Ha, Chair, U.S. History Search Committee, UAA Department of History,, 907-786-1650 UAA is an AA/EO employer. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Applications for employment are subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.