Assistant Professor of History


Position Title

Assistant Professor of History




Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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

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, faculty application, 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.