Job Opening: Assistant Professor in Asian History, History, University of North Carolina – Pembroke

Institution:   University of North Carolina
Location:   North Carolina, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a tenure-track position in Asian History, broadly defined, at the rank of Assistant Professor. In addition to teaching specialized courses in his or her area of expertise, the successful candidate will contribute to the General Education survey load in the department by offering introductory courses in World Civilizations (prior to and since 1500). The successful candidate will periodically teach a historical methods course. Of particular interest to us are candidates who can complement our department by teaching in one or more of the following areas: the histories of gender and sexuality, indigenous peoples and colonialism, the Indian Ocean world, and transnationalism.

UNC Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of 6500 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown recently and today is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse universities in the eastern United States. Southeastern North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The History Department has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service. Additional information about the university ( and department is available online.

Minimum Training and Experience Requirements: Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. in History by August 2018.

Management Preferences: Experience in the teaching of university-college-level teaching.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested teacher-scholars should submit an online application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of references through the UNCP Online Employment System ( The UNCP History Department expects faculty to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and to be engaged actively in professional scholarship and university service. Highlight relevant experience in these areas, as well as in service learning and community service. A 500-word teaching statement and a sample or proposed syllabus from a relevant upper-division course can be submitted online, by email to, or by mail to Dr. Ryan K. Anderson, Department of History, UNC Pembroke, One University Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510. Review of materials will begin December 15, 2017. We will request additional materials such as letters of recommendation at that time.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at:…
UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or



Dr. Ryan K. Anderson
Department of History
UNC Pembroke
One University Drive
Pembroke, NC  28372


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Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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