The University of Alabama at Birmingham — Assistant Professor, Department of History

The Department of History at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) invites applications for a full time, tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor rank, with a research and teaching specialization in the field of British History and/or the History of the British Empire. The position will begin in August 2020.  The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in History and must demonstrate a commitment to teaching and active scholarship in their field. The new faculty member will teach specialized upper-level undergraduate and Masters’ level courses as well as survey courses in our Core curriculum.

With over 22,000 students and 2,200 full-time faculty members, UAB ranks in the top 20 public universities for federal research funding and is the major teaching-research university in the state. Interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching are prominent, and the Department of History collaborates closely with multiple units across campus. See the Department website for more information:

UAB ranks in the top ten nationally for student diversity, with over one hundred countries represented on campus. Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and offers a vibrant cultural community with a wide array of recreational opportunities.

To apply, please follow this link:  As part of the application process, please upload a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching, a statement of scholarship, and contact information for three professional references.  Formal letters of reference will be requested for final applicants.  Questions may be directed to Dr. Stephen Miller, Associate Professor of History,

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans. 

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