The Assistant Professor is a member of the ranked faculty with an intermediate academic rank who has demonstrated achievement in the areas of teaching, research, and professional service appropriate to the discipline. The Assistant Professor’s teaching responsibilities are assigned by the academic department head and may include serving as an academic advisor. The Assistant Professor engages in scholarly activities beyond those associated with teaching and is expected to demonstrate professional productivity in research, based upon the availability of resources and consistent with the mission of the University.
Description of Primary Duties:
The successful candidate will be one of two faculty in the department whose primary responsibilities include providing courses in Secondary Social Science methods, supervising pre-service teachers, and other administrative duties as related to education accreditation and advising. This faculty member will also offer courses in support of our undergraduate and graduate history offerings.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
The minimum acceptable qualifications for the position of Assistant Professor are prescribed in the Faculty Handbook. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required.
Ph.D. in History, Social Science or History Education, or related area studies. Outstanding candidates at the A.B.D. level will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. within one year of initial appointment. Candidates whose expertise and/or experience will contribute to the department's commitment to prepare our students to teach in diverse settings are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must be prepared to teach seated and online classes.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The first date of consideration is October 21, 2019, and review of applications will continue until position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, and syllabi in U.S. or World History and an upper-level course. Confidential letters of recommendation will be collected from the Professional References that are listed in your online application. All application materials must be submitted electronically to http://jobs.missouristate.edu/postings/46630
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