Job vacancy: Instructor, World History / War and Society, Alabama

The Department of History at Auburn University, Alabama invites applications for one (non-tenure-track) position at the rank of Instructor. The appointee will be primarily responsible for teaching multiple sections of our two-term core undergraduate sequence in World History, but will also be expected to teach an upper-level undergraduate survey course in World Military History as well as courses in his/her areas of specialization. Area of specialization is open, but the department especially welcomes applications from scholars who employ a transnational or world focus in their teaching and research or who complement existing strengths in the department.

The one-year appointment will begin on August 16, 2016, with a possibility of renewal for up to two additional years contingent upon need, funding, and satisfactory performance. Ph. D. in History prior to employment is desired, but outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of doctoral candidacy will be considered.

Review of applications will begin on May 6, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Closing date stated as 16 August 2016.

To apply for this position, please visit Applicants will be required to attach a letter of application, vita, research sample, graduate transcripts, teaching portfolio, and the contact information for three recommendation writers.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communications skills required.

Contact: David Carter, Search Committee Chair: