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Salisbury University seeks Assistant Professor of History

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    Cian Stryker

    The Department of History at Salisbury University is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History. This is a full-time tenure-track position.

    Area of Specialization: Continental European History, 500-1500 with a preferred subfield in one or more of the following: Business, Environmental, Science/Medicine and/or Public History. Ideal candidate will complement existing strengths of the department.

    Primary Job Duties: Teaching load is 3-3 to include World Civilizations, upper-division undergraduate, and graduate courses for our M.A. in History program. Salisbury University faculty members are expected to engage in appropriate levels of scholarly activity, student advisement, and service as well as utilize an effective teaching style that supports a diverse student body.

    Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a pertinent related field (ABD nearing completion of dissertation will be considered. If ABD, would be hired at the rank of Instructor with the requirement that candidate complete doctoral degree within six months of the date of hire).

    Applications received by November 1, 2017 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment will be contingent upon verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. and is expected to begin in August 2018.
    To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit the following: 1) A letter of interest; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) unofficial transcripts; and, 4) three blind letters of recommendation. Items 1-3 must be submitted online. To do so, please visit our website Item 4 – letters of recommendation should come either directly from an online credential service provider or from the professional reference sent to Ms. Melissa Hampton via email at or hard copy to: Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Ave., Salisbury, MD 21801 Attention: Melissa Hampton. Other than blind recommendations, please do not send documents via E-mail. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application system. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions.

    This position is based in Salisbury, MD. Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Founded in 1925, Salisbury University features a beautiful campus close to ocean beaches and the Chesapeake Bay and 2-3 hours from the metropolitan areas of Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and Norfolk. SU is consistently ranked among the nation’s top colleges and ‘best values’ by U.S. News and World Report, The Princeton Review and other publications. SU has 416 full-time faculty members serving a student population of approximately 8700.

    Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University’s commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit

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