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Assistant Teaching Professor, United States since the Civil War (Job # 125682)

School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Tempe, Arizona
not specified
Date posted
Oct 26, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Teaching Professor, United States since the Civil War (Job # 125682)

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) at Arizona State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor to teach online and on-ground courses in U.S. history including both halves of the U.S. survey, and courses that situate special U.S. history topics in a global perspective. This is a career-track, nine-month appointment, with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2024. Subsequent annual renewal is possible contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and the needs of the university. This full-time, benefits-eligible career-track position includes a path to promotion to Associate Teaching Professor and Full Teaching Professor.

The successful candidate can expect to teach four courses per semester (4-4 teaching load), participate in service such as SHPRS faculty governance, and undergraduate mentoring.
Required Qualifications:
• Doctoral degree in history, or a related discipline, with a focus on U.S. history by the time of appointment
• Experience teaching U.S. history 
• Evidence of successful instructional experience at the university level
• Demonstrated commitment to working with faculty, staff, students and communities to advance the principles of the ASU Charter. 

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience teaching in an online environment
• Teaching specialization in political, sports, military, migration, or ethnic history with an emphasis on the U.S. in global perspective
• Evidence of successful online instructional experience at the university level

Applicants must apply online at Interfolio submitting the following materials:
1) a cover letter stating qualifications;  
2) curriculum vitae; 
3) one-page teaching philosophy statement;  
4) up to two sample syllabi;  
5) contact information (name and email address) for three professional references. 

Applicants name should appear in each uploaded file name. Cover letter can be addressed to Calvin Schermerhorn, Search Committee Chair.  Application deadline is December 16, 2023; if not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.  Questions about this position should be directed to the search committee chair, Calvin Schermerhorn at

A background search is required for employment. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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