Assistant Professor of History

Barry University, Inc.
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Nov 04, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Summary The Department of History and Political Science at Barry University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in American History, a secondary specialization in another regional history, and the ability to teach a required first-year class on world history since 1900.  


The Department offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in History, International Studies, and Pre-Law, and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. The programs also support the Africana Studies, Peace Studies, and Social Science Education minors.


Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses their teaching philosophy and experience teaching students of diverse backgrounds, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and a graduate transcript by December 11, 2020.  Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


The position begins August 2021


Essential Functions
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to teach effectively, to be an active student advisor, to engage in productive scholarship, and to cooperate with others for the good of the institution. 

  • Barry University emphasizes excellent teaching in a student-focused, undergraduate environment. 

  • The applicant will also support the Pre-Law program through advising and teaching

  • The course load is 12 credits per semester. 

  • Additional duties include academic advising, professional service within the department, university, and the community, and ongoing contributions to research and scholarship.


  • The position requires a PhD in History.

  • Prior teaching experience is expected.  Experience with Pre-Law or Legal Studies is desirable. 

  • Excellent communication skills, evidence of mentoring undergraduate research, and wide interest in history, law, and global affairs are essential. Experience with developing and teaching distance courses is welcomed. 

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