Indiana University Southeast invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in United States history focusing on the time period between 1865 and 1965 with an emphasis on race or ethnicity to begin in fall 2013. To be considered for the position, a candidate must have the following minimum qualifications: a PhD in history at the time of application, college teaching experience, effective oral and written communication skills, and an active research agenda. Teaching responsibilities consist of a freshmen survey course—American History from 1865—every semester; and upper level courses in modern American history, including the Origins of Modern America (1865-1919); History of the US (1919-1945); Recent US History (from 1945), and courses in the area of candidate’s specialization. Normal teaching load (with research reassigned time) is three courses for both fall and spring semesters.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation by December 1, 2012 to Dr. Kelly A. Ryan, Search Committee Chair—History, School of Social Sciences, Indiana University Southeast, 4201 Grant Line Road, New Albany, IN 47150.
IU Southeast is one of eight degree-granting campuses of Indiana University and is located minutes from downtown Louisville, Kentucky. The area is known for cultural, sports and recreational activities and has a very low cost-of-living index. IU Southeast has an enrollment of over 6000 students and offers bachelors and masters degrees in a wide range of disciplines, and on-campus housing opened in 2008. IU Southeast is committed to a learning environment that actively seeks to support students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. Consistent with the university's commitment to diversity, persons from traditionally under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.