Assistant Professor of History

Job description


The Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences is seeking a visiting Assistant Professor of History with college teaching experience, and a commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts college.


Duties include but not limited to: (1) teach introductory courses in History, plus upper-level courses in African American History (2) advising students (3) engaging in research, publishing, distance education, grant-seeking, and other related professional/scholarly/creative activities, involving students whenever possible, and (4) contributing to the department, college and university through committee involvement, curriculum/course development, student assessment, and community service.


Applicant must have a Ph.D. degree in History from an accredited institution of higher education at the time of appointment.  Potential for, or record of, research, scholarly and/or creative activity. Demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.

Experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.  Primary research and teaching interests or established record of research publications, teaching, student involvement and grant experience.


Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; Statement of teaching philosophy and research interest; and three current letters of recommendation and a transcript from institution awarding highest degree to: 

Kentucky State University

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400 East Main Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

It is the policy of Kentucky State University not to discriminate against any individual in its educational programs, activities or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, veteran status, age, religion or marital status. Rev. 12/4/2015




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Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/6/2018
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