Assistant Professor-FixedTerm
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Job no: 739351
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science
Department: History 10038404
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

The Department of History at Michigan State University invites applications for a pool of qualified fixed-term Assistant Professors to teach one or more undergraduate or graduate-level courses. These positions could be part-time or full time, and vary by semester, depending on the needs of the Department. It is possible that no positions are needed in some semesters. Applicants in this pool are reviewed when the Department has an immediate need to fill a vacancy as needed within two years and positions would begin as early as January 1, 2022. This is an annual appointment (AN) for the fall OR spring semester teaching when courses become available.

Candidates must be qualified to teach in at least ONE of the following fields:

  • United States History
  • American Jewish History
  • Latin American History
  • Asian History
  • European History
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Degree

    Doctorate -US, Latin American, Asian or European

    Minimum Requirements

    A Ph.D. or equivalent degree required by date of hire. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence and/or significant work experience in one of the following fields: US History, Latin American History, Asian History and European History. .

    Desired Qualifications

    A Ph.D or equivalent degree is desired.

    Required Application Materials


    Cover Letter

    Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: Instructions

    Applicants should submit a cover letter that includes the areas of teaching interest and resume/cv.

    Review of applications will begin when course becomes available and will continue until positions are filled.

    Applications will be reviewed as needed.

    We encourage applicants of this position to also apply to 739350.


    MSU Statement

    Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

    Advertised: Oct 7, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
    Applications close: Oct 7, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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