Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M System, invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of History. The successful candidate will teach four courses in both the fall and spring semesters for the newly organized Department of History, Sociology and Geography. In addition, the successful candidate will engage in campus service, advising, and scholarly activities within the field. This position begins September 1, 2019. We expect that the successful candidate will help us through teaching one or both sections of our two-semester World History sequence (HIST 2321 and HIST 2322).
Candidates with teaching and research specialties in African, Islamic World, Mediterranean world, or Indian Ocean History are particularly encouraged to apply. We are also keenly interested in candidates who bring global or transnational approaches to the study of science, religion, social thought or European empire and colonialism broadly conceived. A strong commitment to teaching world history survey courses, special topics courses in more specific areas of expertise, and evidence of scholarly potential are expected. The chosen applicant will be expected to pursue an active research agenda and to serve the department and the university as required.
In the cover letter please indicate courses you would envision creating. Also, please examine our current course catalog. Applicants should identify current catalog courses that they envision teaching or revising.
Internal Number: R-014455
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.
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