Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 26, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies 

Department of History and Philosophy


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure- track Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies faculty position beginning August 2021. This position is a joint appointment in the Department of History and Philosophy and the Interdisciplinary Studies Department.


Applicants should possess expertise in the study of gender and history with an expectation of teaching Women’s History and courses in the Gender and Women’s Studies program in addition to general education courses in US or world history. Strong scholarship, along with a commitment to excellence in teaching and engagement, is expected of all faculty members in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at KSU. Faculty teach courses in various modalities, i.e., face-to-face, hybrid, and online.


Responsibilities include:

  • Teaching and developing courses in Women’s history and courses in Gender and Women’s history at the undergraduate and graduate level.
  • Teaching undergraduate survey courses in history and Gender and Women’s Studies.
  • Service to the Dept/College/University/professional community is expected.
  • Scholarship/Research expectations appropriate for faculty at an R2 university with “higher research activity” designation.


An earned Ph.D. in History, Gender Studies, or related field, or the foreign equivalent, is required by August 1, 2021, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research.


The ideal candidate will have an ability to teach in other interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs, with an ability to teach in one of ISD's additional programs a plus -- e.g., African & African Diaspora Studies (AADS), Asian Studies, American Studies, Gender & Women’s Studies, Latin American & Latinx Studies, Native American & Indigenous Studies, Peace Studies, Religious Studies, Science, Technology, and Society.


For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs.

Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.


For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit


Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

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