Job: Assistant Professor of History at Jacksonville University

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Assistant Professor of History, Jacksonville University

Location: Jacksonville, FL
Category: Faculty – Liberal Arts – History
Posted: 10/04/2017
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
The Department of History at Jacksonville University invites applications for TWO tenure-track positions in European, African, or Asian History at the rank of Assistant Professor. The teaching load is four courses per semester, including sections of the introductory survey course on Modern World History in the Core Curriculum and specialized upper-division courses from the candidate’s areas of expertise.
In addition to teaching responsibilities, successful candidates will mentor and advise History majors and supervise undergraduate experiential learning opportunities, such as internships, study abroad, and research projects.
QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates will have:

  • a Ph.D. in History by the time of appointment in August 2018
  • a strong commitment to effective undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and University service
  • excellent written and verbal skills

TO APPLY: Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference to Ms. Patricia Maroney at, subject line History Search. Please submit these materials as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial. For specific inquiries about the position, contact the search committee Chair, Dr. Jesse Hingson at Applications must be completed by November 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately after that date and continue until the position is filled.Jacksonville University, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Jacksonville University’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we actively welcome applications from members of groups who are historically underrepresented in higher education. 


Postal Address:
Patricia Maroney
Division of Social Science
Jacksonville University
2800 University Blvd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32211
Phone: 904-256-7210
Email Address:
JU supports the principle of diversity and encourages applications from individuals who engender a climate that values diversity in all its forms and makes more inclusive the work of the organization and the educational experience for all students. EOE