Assistant Professor - History - 22732

University of Colorado

Colorado Springs, CO

ID: 7085590
Posted: September 17, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The History Department at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of US History, specializing in the Twentieth-Century History of the US in the World to begin in August 2022.

Responsibilities include teaching, researching, and developing curriculum in a range of the following areas depending on the successful candidate’s areas of expertise. Teaching load is 3/2, meaning that in regular Fall and Spring semesters, the faculty member will teach three (3- to 4- credit) courses one semester and two (3- to 4-credit) courses the other semester. Courses will be taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses may be offered face-to-face or online per needs of the department. ABDs may apply, but candidates must submit evidence of the receipt of the PhD degree by June 2022. The normal workload for this position is 40% teaching, 40% research and/or creative works and 20% service with potential for modification to reflect duties.

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Who We Are:
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students.

Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer:

Salary Range: Generally starting at $60,000- $63,000.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck. Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado.

Tentative Search Timeline:

The priority deadline for applications is December 20, 2021.
Interviews will tentatively begin the week of January 24, 2022.
The potential employee start date is August 15, 2022.
The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.


Minimum Requirements:

PhD in History (ABDs may apply, but candidates must submit evidence of the receipt of the PhD degree by June 2022.).

Preferred Requirements:

Degree emphasis on the US in the World in the Twentieth Century

Experience teaching military, economic, environmental, and/or indigenous histories