The Department of History at Auburn University seeks to make a tenure-track appointment in African- American History, at either the assistant, associate, or full professor rank. Period and specialization within African-American history are open. The appointment will begin August 16, 2018.The appointee will teach in the World History core curriculum, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialty, including in the Africana studies minor. A Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or Africana Studies is required.

Minimum Qualifications A Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or Africana Studies is required. Period and specialization within African-American history are open;The appointee will teach in the World History core curriculum, as well as undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of specialty, including in the Africana studies minor. Desired Qualifications The History Department embraces Auburn University’s commitment to increasing diversity among its administrators, faculty, staff,and students. The Search Committee welcomes applications from candidates whose record of research, teaching, and/or outreach strengthens the department’s ability to offer diverse perspectives to our students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Special Instructions to Applicants

– To apply for this position, please visit https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/.

– Applications will be required to attach a letter of applications, vita, graduate transcripts, a short writing sample (such as an article of chapter), evidence of teaching effectiveness (including student and peer evaluations, if available, and provide contact information for three letters of recommendation.

Inquires should be directed to Jennifer E. Brooks, Search Committee Chair, at jebrooks@auburn.edu. Review of application will begin on November 17, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.