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Texas State U hiring Assistant Professor in Russian/Soviet History since 1905

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    Mary Arnstein

    Texas State University hiring Assistant Professor in Russian and/or Soviet History since 1905

    Job Posting Number: 20200001FAC

    Job Location: San Marcos

    Department: History 

    Position Description: The Department of History at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Russian and/or Soviet history since 1905. The successful candidate will be expected to teach western and/or world history survey courses and undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The salary is commensurate with experience.

    Required Qualifications: Candidates should demonstrate an active research agenda and a record of scholarship complementing the existing strengths of the department. We seek a collaboratively-minded historian with an interest in engaging with communities and organizations across and outside the university. Participation in departmental programs, service, and governance is expected of the successful candidate. Ph.D. in history or related fields is required by time of appointment.

    Preferred Qualifications: Area of research specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates able to teach courses on Imperial, Soviet, and Eastern European history.

    Application Procedures: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, ensure full consideration, please submit the materials listed below before October 1, 2019: a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, an article-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Note that as part of our application process, we are requesting 3 letters of reference. Please provide the names and email addresses for your references in the Reference Letter section of the employment application. Upon submission of your application, an automated email will be generated and sent to your references with instructions on how to attach the reference letter to your application through a confidential online portal.The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

    Proposed Start Date: Fall 2020

    Review Date: 10/01/2019

    Open Until Filled? Yes

    Legal Notices Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

    Why Work at Texas State?Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Writing Sample

    Optional Documents: Statement of Research Interests, Samples of Scholarly Work/Research, DD 214/DD1300, Veteran’s Preference

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