Position Title Assistant Professor of Black History
Job Posting Number 20225TTL
Job Location San Marcos
The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a
full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of black history in North America,
ca. 1750 – 1850. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the first
half of the U.S. history survey, the first half of the African American
survey, specialized undergraduate and graduate courses, and to direct theses.
The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the African American
Studies program. Participation in departmental programs, service, and
governance is expected.
Appointment date is Fall 2022. Salary is commensurate with experience. All
positions are subject to availability of funds.
A Ph.D. in history or related field, such as Africana Studies, African
American Studies, or American Studies is required by the time of appointment.
Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda, with a record of
scholarship, that complements the existing strengths of the department.
Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate experience in mentoring
students of color.
To guarantee full consideration, all application materials must be received by
October 15, 2021. Only applications submitted through the Texas State
University faculty employment website will be considered,
https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/34964.
A complete application comprises a letter of application, a CV, unofficial
graduate transcripts, a teaching and diversity statement, a chapter or
article-length writing sample, and the names and affiliations of three
The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from
all degree-granting universities.
Proposed Start Date Fall 2022
Review Date 10/15/2021
Open Until Filled? Yes
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse
community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those
who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our
diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of
record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records,
education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any
tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in
university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.
Why Work at Texas State?
Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty
members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral
Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university
creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares
its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that
await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.
Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly
work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness,
Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.
Quick Link https: // jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/34964
Unofficial Transcripts (all in one document)
Teaching and Diversity Statement
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Do you have a Ph.D. in history or related field or ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date?
Yes, I have a Ph.D. in history or related field.
Yes, ABD with anticipated completion prior to start date.
How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
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