Texas A&M International University Assistant Professor of History, tenure-track (Africa and/or Asia) in Laredo, Texas

Job Title

Assistant Professor of History, tenure-track (Africa and/or Asia)

Agency

Texas A&M International University

Department

Dept, Humanities

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Humanities at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas invites applications for an Assistant Professor of History with a research specialty in Africa and/or Asia (full-time, tenure-track). The successful candidate will teach in the History program to include undergraduate (major and non-major students) and graduate courses in area(s) of expertise. Maintain an active research and publishing agenda. Provide service to the department, college, university, and community. Applicants with teaching experience; research specializations in social/cultural history topics; and/or ability to teach Islamic history are especially encouraged to apply.

An earned doctorate in History required. Advanced ABDs will be considered for Visiting Assistant Professor appointment. Research specialization and ability to teach courses in the history of Africa and/or Asia. Ability to teach survey courses in Eastern or World Civilizations. Strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Evidence of scholarly activity and departmental and University service are required for tenure. The successful candidate will be expected to teach U.S. history survey courses as a part of the regular teaching load and will be eligible for available summer school teaching.

Position start date is Fall 2019. Review of applications will begin on October 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Completed employment application must include a cover letter, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching ability/teaching portfolio, a brief sample of scholarship, and unofficial transcripts, along with the names and contact information for three (3) professional references. Interested, qualified candidates should apply via our online employment system, TAMIU Workday, at https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMIU_External. All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is an international university, poised at the Gateway to Mexico and serving as the cultural and intellectual hub of a vibrant multilingual and multicultural community.

TAMIU provides over 7000 students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs, built on a solid academic foundation in the arts and sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers a range of baccalaureate and masters programs and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in International Business. Programs focus on developing undergraduate and graduate offerings with a progressive international agenda for global study and understanding across all disciplines.

TAMIU prepares students for leadership roles in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. Through instruction, faculty and student research, and public service, TAMIU improves the quality of lives for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities.

Texas A&M International University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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