Assistant Professor, War and Society

Auburn University, Department of History

Job Type: Faculty, Tenure Track

Application Deadline: November 17, 2017


The Department of History at Auburn University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in the history of War and Society, specializing in the United States, at the rank of assistant professor. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018. The appointee will teach the Technology and Civilization core curriculum sequence, an upper-level undergraduate survey course in world military history, and undergraduate and graduate courses in the appointee’s specific area of expertise. Ph.D. in history prior to employment date is desired, but we will consider outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of their doctoral candidacy.  Note, however, that appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor requires the doctorate be completed by August 16, 2018.

To apply for this position, please visit https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com. Applicants will be required to attach a letter of application, vita, graduate transcripts, a short writing sample (such as an article or chapter), evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student and peer evaluations, if available), and to provide contact information for three letters of recommendation.

Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

The History Department embraces Auburn University’s commitment to increasing diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff, and students. The search committee welcomes applications from candidates whose record of research, teaching, and/or outreach strengthens the department’s ability to offer diverse perspectives to our students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Auburn University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.   

Posted: October 05, 2017