Assistant Professor of History


Position Title

Assistant Professor of History 


Department of History, Political Science, and Economics 


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

The Department of History, Political Science, and Economics at Jacksonville University invites applications for a tenure-track position in European, Middle Eastern, or Asian History, thematic and time period specializations open, at the rank of Assistant Professor.  The teaching load is four courses per semester, including sections of introductory History survey courses 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.

Prerequisites Required for Position

Minimum Education Requirement

  • Ph.D. in History by the time of appointment in August 2022

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong commitment to effective undergraduate teaching, scholarship, and University service

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

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 Dr. Jesse Hingson 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 January 7, 2022.  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.


Jacksonville University is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located in Jacksonville, FL a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Jacksonville International Airport provides easy access to US and international destinations. The College emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes, and ranks in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report.  Please visit our website at



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