Assistant Professor of History (Tenure Track)

Dominican College in Rockland County, 20 miles north of New York City, invites applications for the full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of History commencing in August 2019.

Requirements: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in American history or by the time of appointment. The area of specialization is open, but candidates must be willing and able to teach all periods of American history. A secondary specialization or interest in the areas of public history, Native American history, women’s history, or digital history is desirable. The History program seeks to better utilize its close proximity to significant historical sites dating to early American history and welcomes candidates who can assist in this endeavor. Candidates also should have a willingness to support the College’s Teacher Education students in meeting their New York State history requirements. Dominican College requires its faculty to have a strong commitment to teaching, advisement of students, and service to their academic program as well as to the wider institution. In addition to these requirements, candidates should be committed to maintaining active scholarship in their area of specialization consistent with a teaching-focused institution.

Institutional Information: Dominican College is a private institution rooted in the over 800-year tradition of the Dominican Order’s commitment to educating the mind, developing the self, serving the community, and inspiring change. With its approximately 2,000 students and 400 faculty and staff, the College is committed to building its programs upon a strong liberal arts foundation with an array of undergraduate and graduate degree opportunities in the liberal arts, the sciences, business, and career professions.

Qualified applicants should forward a letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of reference, copy of transcripts (official copies due at time of hiring), statement of teaching philosophy (max. 300 words), and general research plan by October 15, 2018 to: