Assistant Professor in Texas History #20180010FAC

San Marcos, Texas
Oct 06, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Texas History

Job Posting Number: 20180010FAC

Job Location: San Marcos

College of Liberal Arts

Department of History

Position Description: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Texas History to 1860

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in history or related fields is required by time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. and Texas history survey courses and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in Texas history and guide student research in Spanish-language sources. Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda complementing the existing methodological and topical strengths of the department with a record of scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred areas of specialization include the borderlands and/or slavery.

We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected of the successful candidate.

Application Procedures: Review of applications will begin November 12, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, A complete application comprises a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample that includes the use of Spanish-language sources, and three letters of recommendation.

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date: Fall 2018

Open Until Filled? Yes

Review Date: 11/12/2017