Saturday, October 5, 2013

Early American History Job Opening at Mount Saint Mary's University

The good folks at "The Mount" have a tenure-track opening in early American history.  This would be a wonderful place to workIf you are interested in teaching in a church-related (Catholic) liberal arts college with great colleagues, I would encourage you to apply.  Personally, it would be great to have another early Americanist on the Route 15 corridor!

The Department of History at Mount St. Mary’s University seeks an outstanding teacher-scholar for the position of Assistant Professor (tenure-track) beginning August 2014. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research on  Early American History.  The department is particularly interested in candidates with special training in the history of the Atlantic World or the slave trade and slavery.  The department seeks a colleague who will be able to contribute both to advanced undergraduate research in the History major and to the Veritas Program, the university’s common liberal arts curriculum that includes a two-semester sequence of interdisciplinary courses on the American Experience.  Successful candidates will share our commitment to the dignity and solidarity of all persons and the value of intercultural understanding.  Ph.D. is expected; ABD candidates will also be considered.

Mount St. Mary’s University, the second oldest Catholic university in America, seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity.  Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University’s Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. 

Application review will begin on October 15; applications received by this time will receive full consideration, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

The Mount is a comprehensive, nationally recognized Catholic university, where Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community describe our collective calling and promise.  The University enrolls 2,300 students and has a 14:1 student to faculty ratio.  We seek to build an inclusive faculty that can engage the interests of an increasingly diverse student population; we welcome applications from minority candidates.  Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available at