Assistant Professor of African History (9-month, fixed term)

St. Cloud State University in Minnesota

Deadline July 08, 2014
Date Posted June 19, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Salary:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience


Date of appointment:  August 20, 2014


Description:  Assistant professor in Department of History


The successful candidate will teach undergraduate classes in the History of Africa and the departments course on Democratic Citizenship (geographic area is open).  Ability to teach and/or perform effectively, scholarly achievement or research, continued preparation and study, contribution to student growth and development, and service to the university and community must be demonstrated.


Qualifications and Experience:                            


  • ABD in African History.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach effectively. 
  • Evidence of ongoing scholarly activity. 
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. 



  •  Ph.D. in African History
  • Experience in Oral History


Application Procedures:        

To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at .


Contact information              

Mark Jaede, Chair, Search Committee

Assistant Professor of African History

Department of History


Phone: (320) 308-5656


Application information:                         

Only completed applications will be considered. The completed application must include a letter of application, vita, unofficial graduate transcripts (for initial screening), contact information for three current professional references, and sample syllabi.  Finalists will be asked for student evaluations, sample of scholarship, and official graduate transcripts. 


Application review begins July 9, 2014. Position is open until filled.


SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity.  To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply including minorities, women, LGBT, persons with disabilities, and veterans. SCSU is a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System .

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