Assistant Professor Jobs in Richland, WA at Washington State University
Title: Assistant Professor
Company: Washington State University
Location: Richland, WA
270-NN – Assistant Professor
WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUS
Faculty – Academic – Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
This is a tenure-track position with a 40-40-20 (research, teaching, service) appointment and a two courses per semester (2-2) teaching load. The successful candidate will teach upper and lower division courses in Latin American history, and contribute to the department’s graduate program and to the undergraduate Roots of Contemporary Issues course. Department faculty also may be asked to teach occasionally for the WSU Global campus. In addition, the successful candidate will maintain an active research program and serve on departmental, university and campus committees, as needed.
Completed PhD in History or closely-related field at time of appointment
Evidence of a well-defined research agenda within modern Latin American/Latinx history
Demonstrated teaching experience or potential for successful teaching and instruction
Demonstrated commitment underrepresented communities and to campus and university diversity, equity and inclusion efforts
Public History experience
College of Arts and Sciences
City, State, Zip:
Richland, WA 99354
Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications, and accompanied by excellent fringe benefits. Please see https://hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/
This a permanent tenure track position.
Screening begin date:
This position has been posted as
Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin
December 1, 2022.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions and Required Documents:
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents into their online application:
A cover letter addressing qualifications for this position
Current curriculum vita
Brief (1-2 pages) research statement
Brief (1-2 pages) teaching statement
Brief (1-2 pages) commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in research and teaching statement
Names, addresses and contact information of at least three (3) individuals who can address your history or, and potential for, excellence in research, teaching and service. Letters will be requested at a later point in the search process.
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