University of Southern Mississippi, History
Assistant Professor, 20th-century African-American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
The Department of History at The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in 20th-century African-American History, beginning in August 2013. Particular subfield is open, but candidates with research agendas that employ the University’s extensive Civil Rights collections are preferred.
Responsibilities will include teaching world history, the U.S. survey, and upper-level and graduate courses in field of expertise, as well as directing theses and dissertations in a doctorate-granting department.
Candidates must offer evidence of excellence in teaching and strong scholarly promise. Ph.D. required at time of appointment. Applicants must complete an online application at https://jobs.usm.edu, position #0002435, and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, and an article or chapter-length writing sample. Complete applications must be received by December 1, 2012, to ensure full consideration for interviews at the American Historical Association annual meeting in New Orleans.
Founded in 1910, the University of Southern Mississippi enrolls approximately 17,000 students each year. It is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Learn more at www.usm.edu.
The Southern Miss Department of History offers doctoral degrees in American and European history, has a long tradition of excellence in Southern history, and is a leading institution for the study of war and society. Learn more at www.usm.edu/history/.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.
Questions should be directed to: Professor Heather Stur, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies