Tennessee State University Department of History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies
Position Number: 014050
Closing Date: January 5, 2018

Position: Early America and/or the Atlantic World
Secondary Fields: African Diaspora; African American Intellectual history

The Department of History, Political Science,Geography and Africana Studies at Tennessee State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship for Fall 2017 in the History of Early America and/or the Atlantic World. Candidates for this position must be prepared to teach US History survey before 1877 as well a supper-level courses in their area of specialization. The department is especially interested in candidates who are able to teach courses in the African Diaspora and African American Intellectual history. Qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in History by time of appointment,superior teaching ability, and evidence of scholarly potential. The position is an academic 9 month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Faculty in the Department of History, Political Science, Geography, and Africana Studies teach a 4/4 course load with the opportunity to teach upper-division courses in their area of specialization.

Founded as a land grant college in 1912, Tennessee State University—one of America’s 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities—is a comprehensive, urban, coeducational, institution. Tennessee State University’s 500-acre main campus is located at the west end of Nashville’s Historic Jefferson Street, near Fisk University and Meharry Medical College. Its Avon Williams campus sits near the center of Nashville’s business and government district. Please submit applications online at http://jobs.tnstate.edu. For questions, please email Dr. Learotha Williams Jr., at lwilli22@tnstate.edu or by phone at 615.963.5513.