Assistant Professor (one-year, renewable), 20th...

York College of Pennsylvania

United States

November 1, 2021


Assistant Professor (one-year, renewable), 20th Century American History/Public History

Category: Faculty Department: History and Political Science Locations: York, PA Posted: Oct 6, 2021 Closes: Nov 14, 2021 - 11:59 PM EST Type: Full-time Position ID: 137795


About York College of Pennsylvania:

Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the college is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 4,000 undergraduate and 300+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 20+ graduate and professional programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional nursing, business, engineering, and education programs, York is ranked among the nation's top 50 Best Value Schools by U.S. News. The College's robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 23 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College , York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

The Department of History and Political Science at York College of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time one-year renewable position in 20th/21st Century American History and Public History/Digital Humanities at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Fall 2022. The department is seeking a scholar with primary expertise in the history of race in 20th and/or 21st Century America and the ability to contribute to the department's new and growing major in Public History. The successful candidate will teach upper- level undergraduate courses in 20th/21st Century American history, as well as at least one undergraduate public history and/or digital humanities course per academic year. Ability to teach a course in North American Environmental History would be especially welcome (but is not required). In addition, the successful candidate will teach introductory American history courses in support of the College's general education program. The standard teaching load is four course sections per semester.


A record of excellence in teaching and advising and strong research credentials or potential are required.

A Ph.D. in history or a related field (such as but not limited to African American Studies, Ethnic Studies, or American Studies) is expected by August 2022.

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, resume and contact information for three references, two to three Letters of Recommendation. Additional Materials may be requested at a later date.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2021. Applications should be received by November 15, 2021.

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