The Department of History at Auburn University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in African- American History at either the assistant or associate professor rank. Period and specialization within African-American history are open. The appointment will begin August 16, 2023. The faculty member will teach in the World History core curriculum, graduate courses in modern U.S. history, and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialty, including in the Africana studies minor.
A Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or Africana Studies is required at the time employment begins. 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, including in the Africana studies minor.
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.
Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, vita, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Graduate transcripts, a short writing sample (such as an article or chapter), and evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student and peer evaluations, if available) may be requested in the later stages of the search.