Assistant/Associate Professor, History of Modern Mexico

The Department of History at Texas Christian University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate level in the history of modern Mexico, to begin August 2018. Subfield is open, but candidates should identify how they complement or enhance the department’s existing strengths. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, directing graduate students at the M.A. and Ph.D. levels, carrying out a scholarly research and publication program, and contributing service at the department and university levels. The position carries a 3/2 teaching load, a competitive salary, and internal research support, including the possibility of course releases tied to work in the graduate program.

Candidates must possess a completed Ph.D. and enough experience to be prepared to teach at the graduate level, with a teaching, publication, and service record commensurate to their academic experience. TCU values the teacher-scholar model and seeks candidates with a promise of long-term successful scholarly engagement, a dedication to teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment, and a commitment to developing diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus.

TCU, with 10,000 students, is an independent, nonsectarian, highly selective teaching and research university with a dedication to academic freedom. For the past seven years in a row, it has been selected as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” TCU is located four miles from downtown Fort Worth, part of a metropolitan area of seven million people and highly ranked as one of the most livable cities in the U.S.

Applications will be accepted until October 16, 2017, and should be submitted through the TCU Human Resources website at  Fill out personal/contact information and voluntary survey and then upload a letter of application, CV, and one-page statement addressing the candidate’s ability and experience in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or mentoring students from underrepresented populations. Please have three confidential letters of reference emailed directly from the reviewer or dossier service to  Questions regarding the position should be addressed to the search committee chair, Jodi Campbell ( Questions regarding the application process or uploading documents should be directed to Human Resources at 817-257-7790.

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.