The Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science at
Columbia College, Missouri invites applications for a full-time,
tenure-track Assistant Professor in History. We are interested in
scholars specializing in U.S. women's history (any period), with
experience in either digital history or public history.
In addition to teaching upper-level courses on U.S. women's
history, the ideal candidate will be able to teach general
education surveys and a broad array of electives for the History
program. Preference will be given to candidates with additional
teaching interest in areas such as African American, Latin
American, and/or southern history. The ability to teach world
history surveys would be an asset. Some teaching of the history
program introductory and capstone seminars would be expected at
times. The teaching load is 4/4.
Candidates must expect to participate fully in the general work
of the department, to advise undergraduate majors in the
department, to participate in program-building and other service
work for the college, and to remain engaged in scholarly and
The successful candidate will hold a PhD in history from an
accredited institution, or will be in the latter stages of a
history PhD program from such an institution. Please include a
letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts,
materials which demonstrate a successful teaching history, a
statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of
recommendation from appropriate professional colleagues.
This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive of every
duty and responsibility required by the employee in the
Benefits include free dependent in-seat undergraduate tuition
and/or 75% tuition reduction for online classes, Tuition Exchange
program for eligible dependents with dozens of partner
institutions, an 8% retirement account contribution, generous paid
leave, excellent health and dental insurance coverage, and
outstanding, dedicated colleagues.
The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon
a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may
include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement,
performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit
history, driving history, and criminal history of public
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Applications received by 15 April
2018 will be given full consideration.
Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer.