Texas A&M University Assistant Professor of History in San Antonio, Texas

Job Title

Assistant Professor of History

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Department Of Arts And Humanities

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Faculty

Job Description

The Department of Arts and Humanities seeks applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning in Fall 2019. The appointment is for an Assistant Professor of History; the specialization sought is Medieval Europe, broadly construed. The base teaching load is a 3/3, and constitutes a combination of lower-division World Civilization and upper-level classes in areas of specialization. The College seeks excellence in instruction, research, and service. Summer teaching assignments may be available but are not guaranteed.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. in History or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.

  • A minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in History.

  • Broad training in History with particular expertise in Medieval European history.

  • Evidence of scholarly achievement commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor.

  • University teaching experience commensurate with the rank of Assistant Professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment.

  • Familiarity with the needs of a non-traditional, first-generation, culturally diverse student body.

  • Familiarity with high-impact educational practices such as cooperative education, service learning, and undergraduate research.

  • Experience with contemporary instructional technologies such as learning management systems and e-portfolios.

Applicants must complete the application, submit a letter of interest, and curriculum vitae, on our online employment system: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUSA_External . In addition, applicants must submit a complete set of unofficial transcripts (official transcripts are not necessary to complete the initial application) and contact information for three references.

Assistant Professor of History Positionc/o Julie HebertTexas A&M University-San AntonioDept of Arts & Humanities / College of Arts & SciencesOne University WaySan Antonio, TX 78224

The priority date for applications is November 26, 2018. The position is open until filled.

Finalists (and only finalists) will be required to provide three current, original letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair. The letters should be less than one year old and should bear the writer’s actual signature.

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, official transcripts must be received directly from each degree-granting institution by the Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M University-San Antonio, One University Way, San Antonio, Texas 78224. We cannot accept transcripts issued directly to the candidate. If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

Please direct any questions to Dr. Amy Porter at aporter@tamusa.edu.

APPLICATION PROCESS:Applications are accepted only through the online job portal at: https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUSA_External. Applicants must complete online (1) the application, and upload (2) the letter of interest, (3) curriculum vita, and (4) unofficial copies of transcripts. In the letter of interest mention, in the very first sentence, the specialization for which you would like to be considered.

For Internal Applicants:Go to your Workday Profile to upload your resume:1) Select CAREER2) From top of bar, select EDUCATION3) Upload your resume by selecting the button - UPLOAD MY EXPERIENCE4) Select file and submit resume

Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents:

1) Letter of interest2) Curriculum vitae to include

3) Three (3) professional references

3) Unofficial transcripts

For External Applicants:Applicants must complete the online application by either downloading your resume to auto-populate the application, or manually complete the application fields. After the Work History section in the application process, you can select UPLOAD to attach the following required documents:

1) Letter of interest 2) Curriculum vitae to include

3) Three (3) professional references

3) Unofficial transcripts

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058

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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is one of the fastest growing universities in both the Texas A&M University System and the state. The University, which had operated as an upper-division institution since 2009, welcomed its inaugural class of 505 first-year students in August 2016.

With student enrollment over 5,500, A&M-San Antonio is quickly expanding to fill the grounds of its 700-acre campus in South San Antonio. Due to the rapid growth, the University’s footprint is transforming with the construction of a new residence hall, Esperanza Hall which will be operational in Fall 2017 and the anticipated addition of a Science and Technology Building in Spring 2017.

A&M-San Antonio proudly offers 25 undergraduate degrees and 11 graduate programs with the lowest undergraduate tuition in the area. The University’s core values of “Excellence, Student Focused, Audacious, Opportunity and Collaborative” provide a foundation for its world-class faculty to inspire graduates to be lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. A&M-San Antonio will continue growing as an economic and social catalyst while becoming nationally recognized for student and academic success.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (210) 784-2052.

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