The History Department at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Social Studies and/or History Education. The successful candidate will be one of two faculty in the department whose primary responsibilities include providing courses in Secondary Social Studies methods, supervising pre-service teachers, and other administrative duties related to education accreditation and advising. Additional undergraduate and graduate course offerings will depend upon the successful candidate’s area of specialization in history and/or related field. Candidates whose expertise and/or experience will contribute to the department’s commitment to prepare our students to teach in diverse settings are particularly encouraged to apply. Qualifications include Ph.D. in History, Social Studies or History Education, or related field. Outstanding candidates at the A.B.D. level will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. within one year of initial appointment.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation and two syllabi: 1) a U.S. or World History survey, and 2) a social studies methods or an upper-level History course. All application material, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically to http://jobs.missouristate.edu/
First date of consideration is October 21, 2019 with the position remaining open until filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Julia Troche (JuliaTroche@MissouriState.edu
Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action/minority/female/