Department: History

Position/Rank: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
United States 20th Century Diplomatic History/Foreign Relations

The University of Central Florida is seeking applications for a nine-month, tenure-track assistant professor position in United States 20th Century Diplomatic History/Foreign Relations beginning in August 2018. The successful candidate will be required to teach the department’s Diplomatic History sequence (Diplomatic History 1914-1945 and US as a Great Power 1945-Present). Candidate should have publishing and teaching experience in the field. Preference will be given to candidates with a secondary field in 20th Century US Politics, US Cold War Culture, or the Global South.
UCF is a growing metropolitan university with an enrollment of over 60,000 that has maintained an atmosphere of personal instruction. The department offers a B.A. and M.A. in History and offers a public history component as part of its curriculum. The History Department takes pride in its reputation for quality instruction and publication. For more information see

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in History or a related field from an accredited institution is required at the time of hire. Publishing and teaching experience in the field.
Applicants are required to apply online at To apply for this position, applicants must submit the following: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and any other supporting material.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

In addition, please have three confidential letters of reference sent to:
Attn: Dr. John M. Sacher
Search Committee Chair-U.S. Diplomatic History
University of Central Florida
History Department
12790 Aquarius Agora Dr.
Suite 551
Orlando, FL 32816-1350

Upon hire, the selected candidate will need to provide official transcripts.
To ensure full consideration, all materials listed above must be filed by December 7. Applications after this date will not be accepted. Any questions should be directed to John Sacher, Search Committee Chair at UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.