The Department of Social Sciences at Tarleton State University is accepting applications for a full-time (9 month) assistant or associate professor for the W.K. Gordon Endowed Chair in Texas History. The teaching load for this position will be commensurate with rank and experience. The selected applicant will teach undergraduate courses in Texas History within the Department of Social Sciences at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The applicant will be expected to pursue an active research agenda in Texas History, present at professional meetings and in publications, and pursue grant funding for research and student projects. The selected applicant will also collaborate with the director of the W.K. Gordon Center in the presentation and preservation of materials and resources for education and research. The selected applicant will also serve the department and the university as required (see the Tarleton State University Handbook for Faculty and Administrative Staff available at www.tarleton.edu).

Ph.D.; Must have specialization in Texas History; Demonstrated academic and professional achievement as a recognized scholar in Texas History;

Experience teaching Texas History

Title and rank of the academic appointment will be determined based upon qualifications and experience.

Eligible for the rank of assistant or associate professor with demonstrated teaching excellence, scholarly/creative attainment, and professional achievement. The successful candidate shall hold the earned doctorate or terminal degree approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve. Teachers of record must possess minimum Southern Association of Colleges and Schools credential standards which normally include 18 graduate semester credit hours in the subject area.

Demonstrated record of securing grants and other external funding.


Commensurate with qualifications

Special Instructions:
Applications accepted only online at https://jobs.tarleton.edu A cover letter, C.V., transcripts (official or unofficial), three letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy should accompany your application. If you are not able to attach the documents when applying, please mail the requested documents to:

Tarleton State University
Dr. Eric Morrow
Department of Social Sciences
Box T-0660
Stephenville, TX 76402
If mailing, please make sure you reference the Posting Number #0801747 and title of this position.