Saturday, October 27, 2012

US Legal History Job at Clemson

[Here's the H-Net announcement for the Assistant Professor position in Clemson's Department of History in U.S. Legal History.]

The Department of History at Clemson University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. legal history.  J.D. preferred; Ph.D. must be in hand by August 15, 2013.  Applicants must be prepared to teach an upper-level U.S. legal history sequence; the introductory-level U.S. history sequence; and graduate-level courses in U.S. legal history.  They must also be prepared to direct master’s theses related to their area of specialization, and to direct the department’s pre-law advising program.  The department will consider applicants in all areas of research specialty, but has a particular interest in candidates who can teach classes related to women’s/gender history.  Applications should include: a letter of application explaining the candidate’s qualifications (no more than two pages); a curriculum vitae; three letters of recommendation; and a writing sample (article or chapter length).  Send to Department of History, Personnel Committee, 126B Hardin Hall, Clemson, SC 29634-0527. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled, but in order to receive full consideration completed applications must be received by December 10, 2012.