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Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track

African-American History
Department of History and Philosophy
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Department of History and Philosophy at Virginia State University wants to hire a tenure-track assistant professor with the appointment beginning Fall 2018 semester.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Successful candidate will teach up to 12 semester hours of undergraduate history courses with specialization in African-American History.  Other duties include: serving on departmental, school and university committees; recruiting and advising students, research and scholarly endeavors and other functions assigned by the department chair.

 

required QUALIFICATIONS

Must possess a PhD in History.  ABD may apply but must have Ph.D. completed prior to appointment.  Successful candidate must have a strong and appropriate record of college teaching, student advising, research, scholarship and service/outreach.  Must have the ability to teach related courses in African-American History.    

 

Preferred QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to teach World History surveys and U.S. History surveys is a plus.  

 

How to Apply

Virginia State University only accepts state applications through the online state Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted.  Resumes are not a substitute for the state application.  Interested persons must provide a letter of interest, resume/vita, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email transcripts along with addresses of three (3) professional references.  Official college transcripts will be required prior to employment (copies are permitted as a part of the application process).  Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online state application. 

The selected candidate will be subject to an extensive and complete background check, which may include fingerprinting.  The candidate may be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment, if applicable.  

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 

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