Job Description Summary
The Department of History at Auburn University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in African- American History at the assistant professor rank. Period and specialization within African-American history are open. The appointment will begin August 16, 2024. The appointee will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in U.S. history and their area of specialty and in the World History core curriculum. A Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or Africana Studies is required at the time employment begins.
A Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or Africana Studies or related field is required at the time employment begins. Advanced doctoral candidates whose dissertation defense will be held prior to the position appointment date are encouraged to apply.
Period and specialization within African-American history are open; The appointee will teach in the World History core curriculum, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialty.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the term of employment.
The History Department embraces Auburn University’s commitment to increasing diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The Search Committee welcomes applications from candidates whose record of research, teaching, and/or outreach strengthens the department’s ability to offer diverse perspectives to our students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, vita, a short writing sample (such as an article or chapter), and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Graduate transcripts, and sample syllabi, if available, may be requested in the later stages of the search.