Assistant Professor in Borderlands History

University of Texas at Austin
October 31, 2024
Offerd Salary:Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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The Department of History at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor studying the US-Mexico Borderlands broadly defined to begin Fall of academic year 2024-25. We seek historians with expertise in legal history, gender and sexuality, migration studies or immigration policy, cultural history, Indigenous/Native American history, and/or comparative and relational studies of borderlands. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research, and service to the department, college, and university.


Applicants must hold a PhD in history or related fields by August 15, 2024. Preferred qualifications include a strong record of research and teaching.

Application Instructions

Applicants must upload a letter of interest, CV, teaching portfolio, and up to 3 representative publications or writing samples. Three letters of recommendation and additional materials may be requested after initial review of applications.

Applications must be received no later than October 31, 2024.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position funding is subject to budget availability.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact Zhandra Andrade ([email protected]). Questions about the positions can be directed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Walter L. Buenger ([email protected])

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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