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Assistant Professor of History

University of South Florida - USF
Florida, United States
Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 4, 2017

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Assistant Professor of History Job ID 14535 Location USF St. Petersburg

Full-Time, Regular

Department: Department of History and Politics

College/Division: College of Arts & Sciences

Tenure-Track Position

Hiring Salary/Salary Range: $55,000-$57,000 (9 Months)

The Department of History and Politics at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor in United States History since 1865, to begin in August 2018. Applicants should have their Ph.D. in hand by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants with teaching experience and demonstrated excellence in scholarship.

Teaching responsibilities will include a range of undergraduate courses, including surveys and seminars in US History since 1865, courses in the university's General Education program (including US History since 1877 and, as appropriate, World History since 1815 or Introduction to the Humanities), as well as Historical Methods and Materials. Area of specialization is open, though applicants who could offer courses in gender and women's history, public history and the digital humanities, or environmental history and the history of science are particularly invited to apply, as are candidates with secondary fields outside of United States History.

Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a criminal background check

How To Apply

Visit and click on the Apply Now button. When applying you will have the opportunity to upload – as a single file – a letter of application, CV, and statement of teaching philosophy. Please also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference submitted by e-mail to or by mail to:

US History search committee

c/o Jennifer Woroner

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

College of Arts & Sciences

140 Seventh Avenue South, DAV 100

St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

Apply online by completing the required information and attaching the required documents. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR LETTER OF APPLICATION AND CV, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 1, 2017. Initial interviews will take place in Washington DC at the American Historical Association meeting in January 2018.

Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Adrian O'Connor at

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About USF

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) is a separately accredited institution and a member of the University of South Florida System. USFSP serves approximately six thousand students and is located on the beautiful waterfront of St. Petersburg. USFSP offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the Colleges of Business, Education, and Arts & Sciences.

Working at USF

With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

To learn more about working at USF please visit: Work Here. Learn Here. Grow Here.

USFSP is an EO/Equal Access Institution. Welcoming…Diverse…Inclusive. Equal Employment Opportunity


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