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History Assistant or Associate Professor

Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 30, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art History, Humanities, History
Employment Type
Full Time
History Assistant or Associate Professor

Hampton University Faculty

Job description: Rich in history, steeped in tradition, Hampton University is a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education, providing a broad range of technical, liberal arts, and graduate degree programs. In addition to being one of the top historically black universities in the world, Hampton University is a tightly-knit community of learners and educators, representing 49 states and 35 territories and nations. The Department of Political Science and History at Hampton University, which houses the BA in Political Science, BA in History, and BA in International Studies degrees, as well as a Pre-Law Program, is seeking to fill an Assistant/Associate professor level position in History beginning August 2024.

Job Duties:
  • Will be required to teach and be knowledgeable in World Civilizations as well as Latin American and Caribbean Studies courses within the department.
  • Successful candidates are expected to advise History majors and hold office hours.
  • Successful candidate is expected to contribute to the scholarly advancement of the department through a productive research agenda that includes grantsmanship.
  • Candidates should demonstrate dedication to the progress of the Political Science and History Department, the School of Liberal Arts and Education, and to the University and community as a whole, through service activities.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Qualified candidates must have an earned doctorate in History from an accredited university; however, we will consider candidates that are ABD status with a clear completion plan.
  • A statement of completion must accompany ABD candidates from their graduate program.
  • Experience in and evidence of successful teaching in a university setting is preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in research and grantsmanship.
  • Although there is an expectation of hiring at the Assistant Professor rank, we will consider filling the position at a higher rank depending upon the qualifications of the applicant.
  • Rank and compensation are commensurate with credentials and experience.
Requirements: Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate a commitment to quality teaching, mentoring of students and an active research agenda, with the potential for, or record of externally funded research activity.

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Faculty Employment to the:

Dr. Celeste Greene, Chair
Department of Political Science and History
Hampton University


Dr. Sherree Davis, Assistant Dean
School of Liberal Arts and Education
Hampton University

**No phone calls

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at, or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources
Hampton University
Hampton, VA 23668
***No phone calls

Visit Human Resources – Hampton University Human Resources to retrieve the educational support staff employment application and other supplemental application materials.

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