African American History Assistant Professor

The Mississippi State University Department of History

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: May 17, 2018


The Mississippi State University Department of History invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in African American history, beginning August 16, 2018. Successful applicants must have demonstrated competence in one or more of the department’s specialties of International Security/Internal Safety, History of Science, Technology and Medicine or Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History. Teaching responsibilities are two courses per semester. Offerings include a turn in the US survey and undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of expertise. Demonstrated ability to contribute to the department’s vibrant intellectual life is essential.

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. Evidence of successful teaching and publications are preferred. Advanced assistant professors are encouraged to apply.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

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.

Posted: February 28, 2018