Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
Department BEHAVORIAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Type Faculty Position
Number of Positions 1
Position Number(s) 100233
Description The Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at Kentucky State University invites applications for the following position.
Assistant Professor of History (Tenure Track)
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in History from an accredited institution of higher education is highly recommended; an ABD with a clear and imminent completion date will be considered. Demonstrated potential for or record of:
Research, scholarly and/ or creative activity;
Effective teaching using a variety of methodologies; and
Ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.
Duties: The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in History and upper-level courses in African American History. Advising students, engaging in research, publishing, providing distance education, grant-seeking, and other related professional, scholarly, and creative activities involving students whenever possible and contributing to the department, college and University through committee involvement, curriculum and course development, student assessment, and community service.
Kentucky State University was founded in 1886, as a small, land-grant, public, state-assisted, residential, coeducational, liberal studies-oriented University. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University is located in Kentucky's capital city of Frankfort (population 27,500) just 26 miles west of Lexington, 52 miles east of Louisville, and 96 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. The student body includes approximately 2,400 students from Kentucky and 26 other states as well as about nine foreign countries. Kentucky State University is proud of its cultural, ethnic, racial and gender diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry, and academic excellence. Please consult the university website for more information at www.kysu.edu.
Start Date: Fall 2014
Position remains open until filled. For full consideration, please submit material by December 31, 2013. The salary will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.
Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application describing qualifications and experience, current vitae, transcripts, three letters of recommendation to:
Kentucky State University
Office of Human Resources
Academic Services Building- Room 429
400 East Main ST
Frankfort, KY 40601
Kentucky State University is an Equal Educational and Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution.
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