Assistant Profesor of Modern European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
The University of Southern Mississippi invites applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor of modern European history in the Department of History in the College of Arts and Letters to begin in fall 2014. The appointment is located at the university’s Gulf Park campus overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in Long Beach, Mississippi. All areas of specialization in modern European history are acceptable, with Britain and British Empire included. Candidates with research agendas that employ transnational approaches are preferred.
Responsibilities will include a 3/3 teaching load of world and European history surveys, upper-level and graduate courses in field of expertise, and directing theses and dissertations in a doctorate-granting department. The successful candidate will also be expected to pursue an active research agenda and contribute to the department’s service obligations. Minimum qualifications are a doctorate in history by time of appointment and promise of excellence in teaching, scholarship and service. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must complete an online application at https://jobs.usm.edu, including the submission of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, teaching portfolio, and an article/chapter length writing sample. Applications must be complete by January 13, 2014 to ensure full consideration.
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. The University of Southern Mississippi, which enrolls nearly 17,000 students each year, is the only dual-campus university in Mississippi with campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach. Six additional research sites are located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and in Meridian. Learn more at www.usm.edu.
The 3,400-student Gulf Park campus serves a three-county urban area with a population of 371,000. Learn more at www.usm.edu. The five-person history contingent on the Gulf Coast offers bachelor's and master's degrees.
The Department of History's faculty includes award-winning authors and teachers. The department offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees. Students have the opportunity to explore the histories of North America (with a special emphasis on the American South), Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa. We are a leading institution for the study of War and Society and are a regional leader in preparing students to teach history. Learn more at: http://www.usm.edu/history
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
Dr. Douglas Bristol, Chair, Modern Europe Search (Gulf Park),
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||British History / Studies
French History / Studies
German History / Studies
Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies
Eastern Europe History / Studies
Russian or Soviet History / Studies