Assistant Professor-History 9 month appointment

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The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.

Description of Primary Duties

The History Department at Missouri State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with a specialization in British History in the long nineteenth-century (1750-1914) to begin August 2022. The successful candidate will develop and offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching the department’s service courses, especially undergraduate and graduate historiography. It is expected that the successful candidate will employ innovative and inclusive teaching methods while also maintaining an active research agenda, and demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

First date of consideration is October 15, 2021, with the position remaining open until filled. Employment will require a criminal background check conducted at the University’s expense. Any questions should be direct to: Dr. Sarah Panzer ([email protected]).

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications

The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.

Additional Qualifications

The applicant must be able to teach both seated and online classes. The successful candidate must have completed all requirements for the PH.D. within one year of their appointment.

Link to Job Description Open Date 08/06/2021 Close Date (If Close Date is blank then the posting is considered open until filled) Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, sample syllabus for an undergraduate-level historiography course, and three letters of recommendation.

First date of consideration is October 15, 2021, with the position remaining open until filled.

Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.

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