Employment: Assistant Professor in Early Modern French or British History, University of St Thomas

Closing date 7th December 2013

Assistant Professor in Early Modern French or British History,
University of St Thomas.

The History Department at the University of St. Thomas (MN) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in early modern (1500-1815) French or British history. Candidates with the Ph. D. or equivalent are preferred, but ABD with an imminent completion date will be considered (with an initial appointment at the rank of instructor). Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and ongoing research in their field. Position begins in Fall 2014.

The teaching load of three courses per semester involves some combination of the following: HIST 111 Origins of the Modern World to 1550 or HIST 112 The History of the Modern World since 1550 for undergraduates who are completing their core area (general) requirement in historical studies and upper-level course(s) for undergraduate history majors and minors.

Please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae electronically at this site as well as graduate school transcripts, research writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available. Send three letters of recommendation electronically to cacory@stthomas.edu or by paper mail to: Dr. Catherine Cory, History Department, JRC 432, University of St. Thomas, 2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by November 15, 2013.

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota’s largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.
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