Assistant Professor

  • East Tennessee State University
  • Johnson City, TN
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time History

Job Description

 Department: History - 21400

Job Category: Faculty

Job Summary

The Department of History, in the College of Arts and Sciences, is seeking a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning in January 2023. We seek a colleague who has the ability to engage in, conversations across the disciplines of history, religious studies, Black American studies, and Appalachian Studies (AOS American religious history, broadly construed). This appointment will be shared between the Departments of History, Appalachian Studies, and Philosophy (administrative home of the religious studies program) all of whom participate in an interdisciplinary religious studies program.

The successful candidate must be willing/prepared to teach at least one semester of an American History Survey and/or an introduction to the study of world religions. AOC: religion in Southern Appalachia, or an interest in developing a teaching and research program in this region. Assignment will include a 3/3 teaching load, expectations of research, and usual service duties. For consideration, candidates must apply and submit all required documents to the university's hiring system and follow any special instructions listed in the posting.

ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in either religious studies or history, must be completed by the time of appointment.
  • Evidence of strong research and teaching potential are required.
Salary: 55,000

Posting Number: F00576P

Close Date: 10/03/2022

Special Instructions to Applicants

Send a brief representative writing sample (published work if available) to GREENJ@mail.etsu.edu (committee chair).

Transcripts must be submitted to be considered for review (unofficial transcripts or a copy of the transcript is acceptable for application purposes). Official transcripts may be required upon hire.

Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days. The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

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