Non-Tenure Track Instructor Position in African American History - The University of Memphis
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Friday, May 28, 2021 02:09 PM

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY. The Department of History at The University of Memphis invites applications for a non-tenure track Instructor position in African American History, starting in Fall 2021. This is a one-year position that may be renewed for two additional years, contingent on satisfactory performance. Ph.D. in History required by the time of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a 4-4 load that includes survey courses in African American and U.S. history as well as upper-division undergraduate and graduate courses in those fields, both in-class and online formats. The Department of History is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, and we therefore welcome applicants from historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on May 28, 2021 and may continue until the position is filled. The application process is online at Choose “Faculty,” then “Instructor in African American History.”

All applicants must upload the following documents:

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • Writing sample (Upload in “Other Document 1”)
  • Academic transcript
  • Contact information (including email addresses) for three professional references

The University of Memphis, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, is a metropolitan research institution that offers competitive pay and benefits.

For more information about the Department of History, visit

Please contact the search chair, Dr. Dennis Laumann, with any questions at [email protected]