Overview

Position Number:
126460

Requisition Number:
F219

Department:
History

College:
Liberal Arts

University Expectations:

Excellence in teaching is expected for all positions. MTSU seeks candidates committed to using integrative technologies in teaching.

Job Description:

The Department of History seeks experienced applicants for a research-track professor at the rank of assistant/associate. Start date for this position is August 1, 2017.This is a non-tenurable position, renewable annually. The successful candidate will teach classes in the Reading History Initiative; coordinate the program; track, report, and publish on its success; write grants in support of the program, and develop curriculum in response to the changing research landscape of student success and retention. Successful candidates will be expected to publish.

Required Education:

  • PhD in History or closely related field.

Other Desirable:Candidates with experience in high impact teaching practices, especially the development and administration of a co-requisite learning program will receive special consideration.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with education and experience. Additionally, MTSU provides its employees with a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Health, dental, and life insurance
  • Retirement savings programs that include your choice of two plans as well as three deferred compensation savings plans
  • An Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational Assistance Programs
  • Sick leave
  • Optional or voluntary benefits, including a flexible spending account, long-term disability, long-term care insurance, and cancer and intensive care insurance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants are required to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and research activities at the time of online application.

If you need assistance in applying, please contact Faculty Recruitment Specialist at 615-898-5128.

If you have position specific questions, please contact Karla Barnes at 615-898-5986.

Additional Information:

If selected for an interview, applicants should request official transcripts (not issued to student) of all college degrees be sent directly to Ms. Karla Barnes in the College of Liberal Arts prior to the interview.

Likewise, you will be required to provide names and contact information for three recommenders (external to MTSU) during your application to the posting. If you are approved for the candidate pool, our online hiring system will automatically generate solicitation for these letters using contact information you provided. The letters must be current and specific to the job posting and may not be provided from a general dossier.

Applications received by posted Review Date will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at www.mtsu.edu/police/annual-security-report.php or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Pre-Employment Information:

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.