Job: Assistant Professor, Digital History, Idaho State

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The Department of History at Idaho State University seeks a tenure track, assistant professor in digital history, focusing on historical GIS. The field of specialization is open, though preference is towards candidates who will reinforce department strengths in environmental history, women’s history, transnational history, or the North American West. A Ph.D. in history, geography, or related field is required at appointment in August 2013. Successful candidates will demonstrate a growing record of scholarship, commitment to teaching, including distance-learning and high-quality online courses, and potential for successful grant funding. Specific teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses and training graduate students in historical GIS and other tools of research and education. Review of applications begins November 15, 2012. The department will conduct interviews at the American Historical Association annual meeting.