Ball State University’s Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track position in public history available August 2020. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in public history, directing internships in public history and teaching in other areas of specialization, as well as survey courses in either United States or World history.
Minimum qualifications: ABD in public history; Ph. D. in public history, from an accredited college or university by August 10, 2020; must have active research agenda.
Employer will consider sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in public history; teaching experience at the college or university level; experience working with museums, historical sites and/or historical societies; interest in using digital approaches that help distill historical meaning from texts and artifacts, and in public engagement.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/18232 . Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, writing sample and cover letter addressed to Dr. Douglas Seefeldt. Three letters of recommendation will be required of finalists. Although the option to upload copies of transcripts is available in the application, an official, original transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at time of hire, even if obtained at Ball State University. Additionally, a degree verification will be ordered at time of hire. Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through October 19, 2019.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. At more than 22,500 students, enrollment for the 2017-18 academic year is Ball State’s largest ever. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.