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Instructor of History

Tarleton State University
76401, Stephenville (US)
Commensurate with experience
Date posted
May 9, 2024

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

Job Details

The Department of History, Geography and GIS at Tarleton State University is seeking applications for two Instructor of History positions to start in the Fall 2024 semester.

Proposed minimum salary for this position is commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach fifteen (15) hours of courses each fall and spring semester and to offer service to the department, college, and university as opportunities are presented or assigned. This is a 9-month position based on the Stephenville campus. Applicants are expected to have the ability to teach courses in the United States history core curriculum including United States History I and II. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a teaching methodology that places United States in a broader global context or otherwise represents current trends in Historical pedagogy.

Applicants must have earned a Master’s Degree in History or related field from an accredited university. Doctorate/terminal degree preferred. Documented yearly progress of professional achievement in teaching and service is also preferred.

Applications accepted only online at

The search committee will begin its review of applications immediately and will continue to accept and review applications until the position is filled. Please submit the following: a cover letter addressing teaching and service experience; a curriculum vitae; contact information for three references; and syllabi for United States History I or II. Finalists may be asked to provide additional materials that demonstrate evidence of pedagogy and teaching effectiveness. All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through the Texas A&M System.

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy, and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan, and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize realworld learning and address regional, state, and national needs.



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