Assistant Professor of History

Position: Assistant Professor
Department: History
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 11/1/2013
Hire Date: 8/2014

Arkansas Tech University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in U.S. History, beginning mid-August 2014. ABD required, PhD desired. Successful applicant must have a specialization within the broad field of U.S. History, with the ability to teach the introductory surveys in U.S. History as well as upper-level specialized courses. Preferred research and teaching in Colonial America. Ability to teach courses in Arkansas History and African American History a plus.  Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching and undergraduate education.  Some scholarly production will be required for appointment to the graduate faculty for the growing M.A. program in History. Send letter of application, vita, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by November 1, 2013 to Dr. Jeff Woods, U.S. History Search Committee, Department of History and Political Science, Arkansas Tech University, Witherspoon 255, Russellville, AR 72801. Questions should be directed to Dr. Woods at Review of applications will begin immediately after the application deadline. This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position.  Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.  AA/EOE