Visiting Assistant Professor, U.S. History (74664)

Florida, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of History at the University of Florida in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure-accruing position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2021 in the field of U.S. History. Applicants will have a Ph.D. or complete the Ph.D. by August 15, 2021. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach already scheduled courses in the American Civil War and U.S. Women’s History, preferably a course in Indigenous history, as well as an American history course of their choosing in the 2021-22 academic year. We seek applicants with significant teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website ( to learn more about UF’s Department of History.

The Department of History particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service and are particularly interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of UF’s academic community. Please see for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.

. Applicants will have a Ph.D. or complete the Ph.D. by August 15, 2021.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching and research goals, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet.

Applications will be reviewed beginning June 7, 2021, and the position will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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