Job Opening: Indiana State University, Assistant Professor of Asian History

Institution: Indiana State University, Department of History
Location: Indiana, United States
Position: Assistant Professor of Asian History

The Department of History at Indiana State University seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Asian History, with a focus in East, South, Southeast, and/or Indian Ocean history, to begin Fall 2018.  The successful candidate will offer courses in World History; Modern Asian and/or East Asian History; and upper-division and graduate courses in one’s area of expertise.  Contributions to the distance M.A. program and undergraduate Foundational Studies core are also expected. The department values teaching and scholarship equally, and evidence of success in both is required.

The applicant should submit a letter of application, a full curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy), and a writing sample to the University’s online application system.  The applicant must also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted as part of the online application process.  Please direct all questions and inquiries to Dr. Barbara Skinner at  Review of applicants will begin on March 5, 2018.

Required Documents:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Graduate transcripts
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy)
  5. Writing sample (article or chapter length)
  6. Three confidential letters of recommendation

Application link:

Indiana State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All are encouraged to apply, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Contact:Dr. Barbara Skinner, Search Committee Chair
Department of History
Indiana State University
621 Chestnut St.
Terre Haute, IN  47809
Dept. Phone: (812) 237-2710


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