Augusta University, History
Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Dakota, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
Position: The History Department at Augustana University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in twentieth-century American history with an emphasis in Public History. This position will start in late August 2022. Desired subfields include gender, race, or environmentalism. A Ph.D. in American history or closely related field by the time of appointment is expected.
Duties: The successful applicant will demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly activity. Teaching load is 3-1-3 with every third January off. Teaching responsibilities will include a regular rotation of the American history surveys, upper division courses in the candidate’s area of interest, and an introductory course in Public History. As do other department members, the candidate will also regularly teach a topic of their choice in the university-wide First Year Seminar and/or a section of Western Civilization.
Interacting with students, faculty and leadership with different backgrounds and points of view and a deep appreciation of and respect for academic values and culture must be a top value of the candidate.
Application Procedure: Applications will be accepted from September 15 until October 31, 2021. Please electronically submit a letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current vita, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of diversity, Augustana University’s employment application, as well as the names and contact information for three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Official website: www.augie.edu
Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD is a selective, residential University with approximately 1800 students. As a member of the ELCA consortium of colleges and universities, Augustana upholds the Lutheran tradition of excellence in education and welcomes students and faculty of all faiths. Sioux Falls is a diverse and growing city (metro area of 240,000) that serves as the region’s medical, financial, and retail hub. It is nationally recognized for its high quality of living, affordability, and career opportunities.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Environmental History / Studies
Race / Ethnic Studies