Associate or Full Professor in US Immigration History - University of Maryland
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Tuesday, August 17, 2021 08:13 AM

US Immigration History. The Department of History at the University of Maryland invites applications for a full-time, tenured position focused on 20th/early 21st century Asian or African diasporic immigration to the United States at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The successful candidate will work closely with the University of Maryland’s Center for Global Migration Studies and will be expected to contribute to campus initiatives on immigration. The starting date for this position is August 2022, contingent upon funding.

We especially seek those who approach immigration history from a global and/or transnational perspective. We will consider any applicants who focus on history since 1900, but with a particular interest in work that explores the post-1965 period. The successful applicant will have a strong research record, the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and advise students, and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative research and teaching.

For best consideration, submit a complete application online by Nov. 15, 2021. The application should include a letter describing approach to immigration studies, research interests, teaching interests and experiences; curriculum vitae; a sample of scholarly research; and contact information for three people who will submit letters of reference. Inquiries may be sent to the chair of the search committee, Professor Julie Greene, at [email protected]. Applications must be made online to:

We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service have prepared them to contribute to diversity and inclusion. Applicants are asked to summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity in a Statement of Contributions to Diversity or as part of the cover letter. Contributions might include leadership in teaching, mentoring, research or service towards building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment and/or increasing access or participation of individuals from historically underrepresented groups.

The University of Maryland, College Park actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national origin, or political affiliation. We strongly encourage applications from racial and ethnic minorities, and other individuals who are under-represented in the historical profession, across race, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation and identity.

Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
This search is contingent upon the availability of funds.