Mississippi State University, History
African American History. Assistant Professor.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
The Mississippi State University Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in African American history, beginning August 16, 2018. Successful applicants must have demonstrated competence in one or more of the department’s specialties of International Security/Internal Safety, History of Science, Technology and Medicine or Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History. Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. Offerings include a turn in the US survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the department’s vibrant intellectual life is essential.
A Ph.D. in African American History at the time of appointment is required. Expertise in one of more of the following areas-- International Security/Internal Safety, History of Science, Technology and Medicine or Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History—is also required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred. Advanced assistant professors are encouraged to apply.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Have three letters of recommendation sent to Professor Alan I Marcus, Professor and Head, P.O. Box H, Mississippi State, MS 39762. To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by March 24, 2018. Please include e-mail address to facilitate contact.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology