The Department of History and Philosophy at the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) is seeking an assistant tenure-track professor commencing fall 2010. Applicants must have received their Ph.D. by August 2010. Teaching expectations include both courses in fields of specialization and survey courses in United States history. Initial ranking of completed applications will be on December 1, 2009, but review of files will continue until the position is filled.
University of Texas-Pan American Assistant Professor Position
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS - PAN AMERICAN (UTPA), Department of History & Philosophy is seeking an ASSISTANT TENURE-TRACK PROFESSOR (F09/10-45) commencing Fall 2010. We prefer a scholar whose research and publishing agenda focuses on Mexican American borderlands history prior to 1877 with a focus on gender and who shows potential for future publication in those fields. Both classroom and research excellence are critical. Applicants must have received the PhD by August 30, 2010. The teaching load is a minimum of 3/3 and the typical undergraduate class is capped at thirty-five. Teaching expectations include both courses in fields of specialization and survey courses in United States history. Salary and benefits are competitive, while housing and other living costs rank among the lowest in the nation.
Applicants should submit
• a letter of application
• curriculum vitae
• three letters of recommendation
• a statement of research and teaching philosophy that includes areas of teaching competence
• and sample course syllabi
Send to: UTPA, College of Arts and Humanities, Dean's Office COAS 334, Attn: History Search, 1201 W University Dr., Edinburg, TX 78539
Initial ranking of completed applications will be on December 1, 2009, but review of files will continue until the position is filled. Foreign transcripts must be converted to U.S. equivalency. To learn more about the university and college, please visit our websites at www.utpa.edu and http://coah.utpa.edu/.
UTPA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Women, minorities, and qualified individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. This position is security-sensitive as defined by the Texas Education Code 51.215(c) and Texas Government Code§411.094(a) (2). Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory grade of 500 or greater on the International Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
UTPA, College of Arts and Humanities, Dean's Office COAS 334,
Attn: History Search,
1201 W University Dr.,
Edinburg, TX 78539