Assistant Professor of U.S. History and Labor Studies, University of Washington, Tacoma

Screening of applicants will begin January 30, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of U.S. History and Labor Studies position with an emphasis on working-class, and social justice movements in the nineteenth, twentieth, and/or twenty-first centuries.  Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, a record of teaching and research that emphasizes race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, social class and/or intersectionality, and the ability to teach methods courses in History and EGL.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong research agenda, teach economically and ethnically diverse students, and participate as a member of both the History and Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies majors in the Division of Social and Historical Studies, housed in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. They will be expected to teach U.S. history surveys and Introduction to Labor Studies courses.

The successful candidate will be expected to support diverse student populations through inclusive teaching practices and integrate effective pedagogical techniques and technologies into teaching/learning. They will also be expected to engage in institutional, professional, and community service.

At the University of Washington, Tacoma, Tenure-track faculty teach six classes per year on a nine-month (three quarters) schedule, combining lower-level introductory courses with upper-level courses in their areas of specialty.  This full-time tenure track position with a 9-month service period is scheduled to begin September 2023.

Learn more about this opportunity here.