19th Century U.S. African American History. Assistant Professor

19th Century U.S. African American History. Assistant Professor

The History Department of Mississippi State University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in 19th Century U.S. African American History, beginning August 16, 2017. Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. Offerings include undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of expertise, a turn in the United States survey course, and graduate seminars. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the department’s longstanding Ph.D. program and vibrant intellectual and professional life is especially favored.

A Ph.D. in history by time of appointment is required. Evidence of successful teaching and publications in the subject area are preferred. Also preferred is the ability to broaden the department's offerings in African American or 19th Century US History.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications. Application must be received by November 5, 2016 to guarantee full consideration. Please include e-mail address to facilitate contact.

All applicants must complete the Personal Data Information form online at msujobs.msstate.edu. Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation to Professor Alan I Marcus, Professor and Head, P.O. Box H, Mississippi State, MS 39762. E-mail applications to aimarcus@history.msstate.edu are preferred.

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.