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Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: History and Philosophy
Posting Job Title: Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies
Recruitment Type: Tenure-Track Faculty

Position Details

Full Time Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Women's History and Gender Studies
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular Faculty
Tenure Track Status: Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: 9-Month
Contract Type: Full-time
Date Position Available: 08/06/2018

Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of History and Interdisciplinary Studies. This position is a joint appointment in the Department of History and Philosophy and the Interdisciplinary Studies Department. Applicants should possess expertise in the study of gender and history, with an expectation of teaching Women’s History and courses in the Gender and Women’s Studies program. The ideal candidate will have an ability to teach in other interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs as well as general education courses. A commitment to excellence in teaching, complemented by strong scholarship and service, is expected of all faculty members in KSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Faculty teach courses in a variety of modalities including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

A Ph.D. in History, Gender Studies, or related field, or the foreign equivalent, is required by time of hire, as well as a record of effective university teaching and demonstrated potential for research. Applicants with the training, ability, and/or experience equivalent to the minimum degree may be considered.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 10/03/2017
Questions About Position Opening:

Dr. David B. Parker
Department of History and Philosophy
Kennesaw State University
402 Bartow Ave.
Kennesaw GA 30144-5591

phone 470-578-6713

Additional Information for Applicants

Kennesaw State University has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse faculty and encourages applications from minority and underrepresented groups. Candidates are encouraged to address in their application how they can contribute to KSU’s values of diversity and community engagement.

Application Instructions

Applications received by October 3, 2017, will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until filled. Initial interviews will be conducted by Skype or phone in mid-October.

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000567
USG Applicant Clearing House Position ID: 37093
Departmental/College Overview:

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences is the largest college at KSU, enrolling more than 7000 students in 30 undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of History and Philosophy offers a B.A. in History, a B.S. in History Education, and a B.A. in Philosophy. The Interdisciplinary Studies Department offers an M.A. in American Studies, a B.A. in African and African Diaspora Studies and Asian Studies, and minors in Gender and Women’s Studies and six other areas. For more information on the two departments, see and

Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing doctoral program. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
  4. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  6. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
  7. Summary of Teaching Evaluations
  8. Sample Syllabi
Optional Documents
  1. Sample Publications - Scholarship 1
  2. Sample Publications - Scholarship 2
  3. Other Documents