Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Department of History, Political Science, & Philosophy
Assistant Professor in Colonial America
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Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy
The Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at Texas A&M University-Kingsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Colonial American history. Duties will include teaching upper division courses in the candidate’s area of specialization and both parts of the 1000-level U.S. survey, scholarly and creative activity leading to publication, and participation in department, college, and university service. Ph.D. from a regionally accredited institution or university with appropriate specialization by time of appointment is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach online courses for the Master’s program, and may be required to teach dual enrollment U.S. surveys to high school students off campus. A research focus that complements and completes department strengths is preferred.
For the first two years the successful candidate will teach 3 courses per semester and participate in the University’s New Faculty Investment Program. Teaching load for the following years will be 4 courses per semester. The University is situated in Kingsville, Texas, approximately 45 minutes from Corpus Christi, 3 hours south of San Antonio and 4 hours south of Austin, Texas.
All applications must be completed through the JavJobs system at https://javjobs.tamuk.edu., Posting #0602260 Please submit a detailed cover letter, CV, an upper level course syllabus and a U.S. survey syllabus, a writing sample of 10-15 pages, and unofficial transcripts from all graduate institutions on JavJobs. Three letters of recommendation should be mailed to Dr. Brenda Melendy, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy, MSC 166, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363. Review of completed applications will begin November 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
Finalists will be asked to send official transcripts from all institutions to the Office of the Provost, MSC 102, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363. Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.