Assistant Professor of History

Texas, United States
Competitive Salary
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Proposed hire date is September 1, 2021. Hiring is contingent upon current budget environment

Primarily responsible for teaching and learning processes and will also participate in the necessary operations of the institution.; Work hours: Mon-Fri; 8 AM-5 PM or as work and teaching requirements indicate.

-60% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
-30% Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity: Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline.
-10% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry. Facilitating counseling and degree planning for undergraduate and graduate students Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.

Education and Experience:
Must have a Ph.D. (ABD status may be considered as long as all degree requirements, including dissertation, defense of dissertation, and comprehensive examinations have been successfully completed by time of appointment for the Fall 2021 semester). Evidence of emergent scholarly output in the candidate’s research field. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at a student-centered university.


The chosen applicant will be expected to pursue an active research agenda and to serve the department and the university as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

-Demonstrated ability in the discipline and show clear promise of teaching excellence as evidenced in evaluation by peers, department head, and college dean. Demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degree. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching, scholarship, and service.


Candidates must apply online at .  Search for R-034449 .  Submit online application and attach cover letter, academic vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts and contact information for three references.  Please do not provide other materials at this time. Finalists will be contacted to send additional materials including samples of scholarship letters, letters of recommendations and evidence of teaching effectiveness. 


Please examine Tarleton’s current course catalogue at Within the cover letter, applicants should include courses you would envision creating, teaching or revising.

The deadline for full consideration is April 3, 2021.  We expect to conduct initial Zoom interviews in mid April 2021.

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Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M University System, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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