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    About the Position:
    Located in the scenic Hudson River valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. The undergraduates, known as cadets, are commissioned as officers in the US Army upon graduation. You can watch them on parade or competing as intercollegiate athletes in a wide range of sports events. As a military installation, West Point is a small, self-contained city with housing for the military stationed here in support of the Academy, a Department of Public Works to maintain the roads, grounds and facilities, two libraries (Academic and Community), a military hospital, fire department, chapels, restaurants. West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premiere performing arts center, and to recreational facilities such as an 18-hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.

    Who May Apply:

    US Citizens and Non-Citizens with Allegiance to the United States.

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    Responsibilities

    The Department of History at the United States Military Academy at West Point invites applications for an Assistant Professor (Post Doctoral Fellow) in American History and Diversity studies. As an Assistant Professor, you will teach a course in American History and possibly an advanced undergraduate seminar in the candidate's area(s) of specialty. The fellowship is open to scholars who are committed to college-level research and teaching. Expertise in American social/labor history from 1890-1950 with a focus on issues pertaining to ethnicity and immigration is required. The fellow will develop three primary source digital course packets for use by 1,000 cadets a year for the American Division writing program, educating cadets on the diverse experiences of ethnic minorities and immigrants. The fellow shall develop historical questions to accompany the primary source packet, providing cadets with prompts for scholarly paper topics. The fellow will train faculty on how to integrate the themes of ethnicity and immigration into American History.  

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    US Citizens and Non-Citizens with allegiance to the United States

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