Valdosta State University, History
Assistant Professor, Contemporary U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The History Department at Valdosta State University invites applicants for a ten-month, tenure track faculty position beginning August 1, 2013. The successful candidate should be able to teach United States history survey courses and upper-level courses in area of specialty, including United States since 1945. The department has an M.A. program, so the successful candidate should be able to teach graduate variants of upper-level courses and an occasional graduate seminar. The teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history by time of appointment, teaching experience, and evidence for potential in service and scholarship. The primary area of specialization is contemporary United States history post-1945. Preferred secondary fields include public history, urban history, or economic history. Preference will also be given for specialists in domestic affairs over foreign affairs and diplomacy.
Valdosta State University is a regional university serving 41 counties in South Georgia. Valdosta MSA has approximately 130,000 people, is located just north of the Florida state line on Interstate 75, is served by a regional airport, and is within a two-hour drive of Jacksonville and Tallahassee, Florida. For more information on the University visit http://www.valdosta.edu or the community visit http://www.valdostachamber.com. For more information regarding the position please contact Dr. Paul Riggs, Head, Department of History, via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All candidates should submit application via the University online PeopleAdmin portal at https://valdosta.peopleadmin.com/postings/957. Paper applications will not be accepted. Deadline for application is November 9, 2012. VSU is an equal opportunity educational institution with a strong institutional commitment to diversity.
Dr. Paul Riggs
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Economic History / Studies
Urban History / Studies