Assistant Professor of History

Job description

DIVISION: Behavioral and Social Sciences

POSITION: Assistant Professor, tenure- track position in History, with specialization in non-Western Histories. College Teaching experience, and commitment to teaching in an undergraduate liberal arts college preferred.

STARTING DATE: January 2020

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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 multi ethnic, multicultural environment.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATION: Experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience. Primary research and teaching interest or established record of research publications, teaching, student involvement and grant experience.

DUTIES: Dutties include but not limited to: (1) teach introductory courses in History, plus upper-level courses in African History, European History and/or Asian 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.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Applicants should submit a letter of application; curriculum vitae; Statement of teaching philosophy and research interest; and three current letters of recommendation and all college transcripts.

Applicants will be accepted beginning immediately until the position is filled. The start date for the position is January 2020.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application, current resume, transcripts, and names, telephone numbers, mailing and e-mail addresses of three (3) references to: 

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Kentucky State University 

400 East Main Street

Frankfort, KY 40601

  KENTUCKY STATE UNIVERSITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

The functions, qualifications, knowledge/skills, and physical requirements listed in this job description represent the essential duties of the job, which the incumbent must be able to perform either with or without reasonable accommodation. The Job Functions listed do not necessarily include all activities that the individual may perform.  




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Posted: 8/29/2019
Application Due: 10/28/2019
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