Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. Offerings include undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of expertise, a turn in the American history survey course, and graduate seminars. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the department's longstanding Ph.D. program and intellectual life is especially favored as is a vigorous commitment to research.
A Ph.D. in African American History at the time of appointment is required. Expertise in one of more of the following areas-- International Security/Internal Safety, History of Science, Technology and Medicine or Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History-is also required.
ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):
Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred at the assistant level.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Conduct research in area of specialty -Publish scholarly articles, monographs, and books in the area of specialty -Participate in professional meetings by giving papers, presiding at sessions, and serving as discussant -Promote the development of the historical profession locally and nationally by reviewing books and articles for the professional journals, serving on professional society committees and boards, and serving as consultant for local and national groups and agencies as the need or occasion arises -Teach undergraduate survey classes -Teach advanced undergraduate students in upper-level courses relating to historical specialty -Teach graduate courses in area of specialty, including seminars, special problems, and directed readings -Serve on graduate committees for M.A. & Ph.D. Students -Direct graduate theses and dissertations -Serve on departmental, college and university committees. For tenure-track but untenured persons, expectations in this category
Instructions for Applying:
All applicants must apply online at http://explore.msujobs.edu and attach a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and teaching statement. Have three letters of recommendation sent to Professor Alan I. Marcus, Professor and Head, P.O. Box H, Mississippi State, MS 39762. to guarantee consideration, applications and letters must be received by March 24, 2018. Please include e-mail address to facilitate contact.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
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