Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor of History

Florence, Alabama
Oct 10, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of History at the University of North Alabama invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the history of the ancient Mediterranean world. Teaching responsibilities will include survey courses in world history, a survey of Ancient Greece and of Rome, advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty, as well as the development of online courses. Contributions to departmental offerings in Philosophy and Religion encouraged. A Ph.D. in History or Classics (with a focus on historical study) at the time of appointment is required. The closing date of the search is 10 November 2017.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, an active research agenda, and commitment to the campus community. Candidates that have experience with online instruction or a willingness to learn about online instruction are urged to apply. The standard teaching load is four courses per semester.

The University of North Alabama is located in Florence, Alabama on the banks of the Tennessee River and enjoys a rich culinary, historical, and musical heritage along with a thriving arts movement. Educational and recreation opportunities abound.

To apply for this position, please visit our Online Employment System at http://jobs.una.edu/postings/4533.  Applications will only be accepted through this system.  Please be prepared to upload the following at the time of application: cover letter (detailing teaching and research interests), curriculum vitae, teaching statement (no more than two pages), teaching evaluations (no more than two sets), sample syllabus for an upper-division undergraduate course in ancient history, a list of courses taught or are prepared to teach, an article-length writing sample of scholarly work, and a reference list.  Applicants must also provide three letters of reference and unofficial/official transcripts.  For questions, please email employment@una.edu or call 256.765.4291 and select option #2.

UNA is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving excellence and strength through diversity. UNA seeks a wide range of applicants for this position so that one of our core values, ethnic and cultural diversity, will be affirmed.