The History Department at Missouri State University in Springfield, MO invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the American Civil War. Successful candidates must be able to demonstrate an ability to teach an upper level course in US military history that they will offer every fall and spring semester as well as the first half of the American History survey and upper level and graduate courses in the American Civil War. Successful candidates will also demonstrate a commitment to an ongoing research agenda. Ph.D. must be completed within one year of initial appointment. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, three confidential letters of recommendation and a syllabus in U.S, Military History and U.S. History to 1877 to:

All application material, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted electronically. First date of consideration is October 16 with the position remaining open until filled. Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Holly Baggett ( 

Missouri State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/minority/female/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity employer and institution. We encourage applications from all interested minorities, female, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and sexual orientation/gender identity.