The Department of History at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville seeks to hire a full-time, tenure track assistant professor in African American History, area of specialization and time period are open.

The successful candidate must be able to teach the second half of the US History survey (1877-present), a graduate-readings course in US History, and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. The candidate will also teach an undergraduate historical methods course and have the opportunity to develop courses that contribute to a new African Diaspora minor. In addition, candidates must demonstrate an active research agenda and expect to serve on department and university committees.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications:

Teaching experience and evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship are required. The appointment begins in August of 2019; only candidates who have the PhD in hand by that date should apply.

Special Instructions:

Applicants must complete an online application at www.unfjobs.org, as well as upload and mail or e-mail supplemental documents in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload and e-mail all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. While the confirmation number guarantees that your online application and uploaded documents have been successfully received, it does not mean that your application is complete. Your application is not complete until your mailed or e-mailed documents have also been received.

You must mail or e-mail the following materials:

1. Three (3) letters of recommendation

Address the letters to:

UNF History Search

Department of History

University of North Florida


Jacksonville, FL 32224



For further information, please contact Marianne Roberts at (904) 620-2880 or via e-mail at history@unf.edu .

Salary: $56,000

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans & spouses of veterans, and disabled persons are encouraged to apply.