Assistant Professor of History

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Academic Home Department:History and PhilosophyPosting Job Title:Assistant Professor of HistoryRecruitment Type:Tenure-Track Faculty Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank:Assistant ProfessorArea of Specialty-Discipline:HistoryAdministrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:Position Status:Regular FacultyTenure Track Status:Tenure TrackTerms of Employment:9-MonthContract Type:Full-timeDate Position Available:08/10/2020 Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

The Department of History and Philosophy at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, assistant professor position in military history and the history of war, beginning August 2020. We welcome applications representing all thematic and methodological approaches to the history of armed conflict, and expertise in all regions and chronological periods. The successful applicant will teach a course on the American military experience, upper-level courses in the history of war, and the general education survey in either world or American history. Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid and online. A commitment to excellence in teaching, an active and innovative research agenda and service to the institution are expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

An earned doctorate in History or related studies or the foreign equivalent; a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness; a record of excellence in teaching; a record of scholarship and a promising research agenda; and a commitment to service and engagement.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date:10/20/2019Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. Paul Dover
Department of History and Philosophy
Kennesaw State University
Social Science Building 4108
402 Bartow Avenue
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144
Phone: 470-578-6728
Fax: 470-578-6432
[email protected]

Additional Information for Applicants

Applications should be complete by October 20, 2019 to receive full consideration by the committee. Position will remain open until filled.

Application Instructions

A complete application requires a cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications for the position, including teaching philosophy, and scholarship activity; evidence of teaching effectiveness to include no more than two syllabi; a writing sample; a current curriculum vitae; contact information for three references; and unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire).

It is our policy to hire individuals with intercultural competence and an ability to work with diverse students, colleagues and community partners. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, especially those from members of underrepresented and marginalized groups.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number:000784USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID:44216Departmental/College Overview:

The Department of History and Philosophy is a dynamic department committed to engaged scholarship and excellence in teaching. The department offers a B.A. in History, a B.S. in History Education, and a B.A. in Philosophy. For a detailed description of the department and its staff, please visit

With more than 350 full-time faculty and 7000 degree seeking students, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the largest college at the university, prepares the next generation of leaders in a wide array of fields to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century and become contributing citizens in a global society. The home of three Schools and eight Departments, the College offers more than 80 graduate and undergraduate programs of study in both traditional and interdisciplinary fields. CHSS provides students experiential learning opportunities to enable them to develop leadership, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills, as well as a strong sense of social responsibility through community and global engagement.

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of History and Philosophy promote diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we seek candidates whose experience, research, teaching, and service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, and have given them the confidence to engage audiences in higher education from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Sample Syllabi
  5. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  6. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents




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Posted: 9/18/2019
Application Due: 11/17/2019
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