University of Southern Mississippi, History
Assistant Professor, Early American History (pre-1815)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as an Assistant Professor of Early American History in the Department of History in the College of Arts and Letters to begin in the fall of 2016. The Department of History is looking for a historian who focuses on the history of early North America (pre-1815) with a specialization in Native American history. Specializations in backcountry/borderlands and/or the Atlantic World will also be considered. Applicants with experience in Public History are particularly encouraged to apply. Position is contingent on funding. Minimum Qualifications: Doctorate in History by time of appointment, evidence of scholarly potential, and proof of effective teaching.
Responsibilities will include a 3/3 load teaching world and American history surveys and undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of expertise, directing theses and dissertations in a doctorate-granting department, keeping an active research agenda, service to the university and profession, and involvement in the university's American Indian Studies program, including community outreach. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must complete an online application at https://jobs.usm.edu, including the submission of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio, and an article/chapter length writing sample. To ensure full consideration, the complete application and all required materials should be submitted to the Southern Miss website by November 15, 2015.
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven university with a proud history and an eye on the future. A dual-campus university, Southern Miss serves students on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, in addition to five teaching and research sites in Mississippi and through Online at Southern Miss. Since 2006, Southern Miss students have collected seven Goldwater Scholarships, three Truman Scholarships and 14 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Our Center for Undergraduate Research affords our students meaningful research opportunities, and as a proven leader in innovation, we conduct transformative research that translates into real-world solutions. As one of a select number of institutions in the nation accredited in art, dance, music and theatre, we are a haven for creativity and artistic expression. In the classroom or lab, on the playing field, or in the performance hall, we strive to have a positive impact not only on our students, but also the world around us. Further information is found at www.usm.edu.
The Department of History's faculty includes award-winning scholars and teachers. The department offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. Students have the opportunity to explore the histories of North America (with a special emphasis on the American South), Asia, Africa, and Europe. We are a leading, international institution for the study of War and Society and are a regional leader in preparing students to teach history at the secondary level. 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.
Dr. Max Grivno
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Atlantic History / Studies
Early Modern History and Period Studies
Native American History / Studies