Academic and Faculty

Assistant Professor of History

School of Arts & Sciences

Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of History beginning August 2015.  We are seeking a broadly trained historian of either Asia or Latin America. The successful applicant will be able to teach introductory courses in one of these areas, upper-level courses in his or her field of specialization, and the survey of either Western Civilization or United States History.  The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level.  Teaching load is four courses per semester.

PhD is preferred; ABD will be considered.

Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae (with the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references), and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts. (Official transcripts are required 45 days after contract is issued). Applications must be received no later than January 5, 2015. Please email documents to and include position you are applying for in the subject line. 

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