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Assistant Professor

Apply now Department: 3670020130 History
Job no: 513754
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Arts / Humanities
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

Twentieth Century U.S. Military History. The Department of History at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in twentieth-century U.S. military history, beginning August 2023. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the advising and supervising of Masters and PhD students in both History and the interdisciplinary Security Studies program, offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of expertise, and be able to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses in U.S. military history.

Why Join Us:

The teaching load in the Department is currently two courses per semester. Kansas State University is recognized as a R1 Doctoral University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, and the Department of History supports its faculty’s pursuit of a research regimen that is commensurate with that status.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit: 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in hand by the start of the appointment
  • Research and scholarly expertise in 20th century US military history

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A specific topic of expertise not currently represented among Department of History faculty
  • Interdisciplinary training or background
  • Record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Teaching experience and a record of accomplishment in the classroom

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents in ONE pdf file:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Graduate Transcripts
  4. Writing Sample

In addition, when completing the online application be sure to enter the names, contact information, and email addresses of three references, who will be contacted with a request to submit written letters of recommendation on the applicant’s behalf. We encourage all applicants to inform their references of this pending request prior to the submission of an application to ensure the search committee receives recommendation letters by the beginning of the application review process. To receive full consideration for this position, the search committee must have three letters of recommendation submitted for each applicant.

Review of Applications Begins:

November 15, 2022

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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