Salem State University

Public History Faculty, Full-Time, Tenure-Track, Starting Fall 2012


Public History-Salem State University seeks a dedicated scholar-practitioner in public history who is committed to the public documentation and interpretation of history. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in public history, oversee internships, build partnerships with local communities, assist with long-term planning and develop new courses in one of the following areas: new media, community-based history, or cultural heritage. Demonstrated record of professional practice in public history preferred. The successful candidate will also have the ability to teach both halves of the department's World History sequence. Ph.D. required (Ph.D. in history preferred.) by 9/1/12. Review of applications will begin December 12, 2011. Interviews will take place at the American Historical Association meeting. Subject to available funding.   


Please apply online at and attach your résumé and cover letter. Copies of all transcripts, and three letters of recommendation pertinent to the position should be sent to: Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, 352 Lafayette Street, Salem, MA 01970. Original transcripts will be required prior to hire.


Posting date: November 16, 2011