Academic and Faculty

Assistant Professor of History -- CLOSED

School of Arts & Sciences

Missouri Southern State University invites applications for a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of History beginning August 2014.  We are seeking a broadly trained historian of the United States who will teach both halves of the U.S. History survey and upper-level courses in late 19th Century U.S. History.  Desirable subfields include: American West, Environmental History and Latin America History. Preferred applicants will also have a demonstrable ability to teach an introductory course in Public History and a willingness to cultivate and direct internships at local museums and historic sites.  The position requires a commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level; teaching load is four courses per semester.  A Ph.D. is required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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). Please email documents to, and include position you are applying for in the subject line.

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