University of Oregon, Department of History

Position ID:UO-History-APHAFAM [#19146, 527565]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of History
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:EUGENE, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Area: History / 20th-century African American History
Appl Deadline:2021/10/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/08/10, finished 2022/04/02, listed until 2021/10/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed. ***

The Department of History at the University of Oregon seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in African American history, beginning fall 2022. Time period and research subfield are open. The successful candidate will demonstrate a record of, or strong potential for, high-quality scholarship and student-centered teaching. The department is especially interested in candidates whose teaching, research, and community engagement would complement and support the UO’s new Black Studies minor. Applicants should submit a letter describing their research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, a chapter/article length writing sample, and the names and email addresses of 3 professional references. They must also submit a statement outlining their commitment and contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Priority will be given to applications received by October 1, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled. PhD in hand at time of appointment (Sept. 16, 2022). Applicants can apply for the position listed on the UO Human Resources Current Career Opportunities: Assistant Professor of History | Human Resources (

The University of Oregon is committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute to the achievement of this goal. To learn more about UO’s initiatives to support diversity and promote anti-racism, please visit the following websites:

• Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center: • UO Black Studies Program: • Division of Equity and Inclusion: • Black Lives Matter Campus and Community Resources: • Center for Equity Promotion, College of Education: • Department of Indigenous, Race, and Ethnic Studies:

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Contact: Nick Mahlum, 541-346-5901, 541-346-4895 (fax)
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Department of History
275 McKenzie Hall
1288 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1288
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