Mississippi State University, History
Assistant Professor, United State History, 1820-1860
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
United States History, 1820-1860. Assistant Professor. The Mississippi State University Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in United States History, 1820-1860, beginning August 16, 2021. Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. Offerings include a turn in the US History survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise. Favored subspecialties include slavery, African American, gender, the south, religion. Ability to participate in one or more of the department’s graduate Nodes of Excellence is a plus. See website, listed below, for more information about the Nodes.
A Ph.D. in U.S. History at the time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
The Department of History at Mississippi State University is the editorial home of both Environmental History and the History of Science Society Publications—Isis and Osiris.
All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements. Also include the names and email addresses of 3 persons willing to write letters of recommendation on your behalf. To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by January 11, 2021. Please include e-mail address to facilitate contact.
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.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies