University of Arkansas Little Rock – Assistant Professor Modern European History (deadline March 3, 2018)

The Department of History at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UA Little Rock) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern European History (R96971) at the rank of assistant professor, with a start date of August 16, 2018. UA Little Rock offers a competitive salary and attractive fringe benefits.

This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy. Applicants must provide evidence of their ability to produce quality, publishable research; excellence in teaching; academic leadership; service to the community; and community engagement.

Job Duties and Responsibilities: Teach World Civilization survey courses, upper level, and graduate courses; Supervise MA theses; Serve on University, College, and Department committees; Conduct research leading to publication by internationally and nationally recognized presses and journals in the candidate’s area of specialization; Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Ability to teach and provide expertise in the history of Modern Europe; Ability and willingness to teach US history survey courses according to the department’s needs; Experience with or willingness to participate in online teaching and learning; Ability to effectively communicate in person, in writing, and through electronic media; Ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds;

Ability to advise students; Ability to supervise interns; Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues as a team player; Willingness to pursue professional development and external committee service; Excellent interpersonal, motivational, and management skills.

Required Education and/or Experience: Ph.D. in history or related field. College level teaching experience required including experience with or willingness to participate in online teaching and learning.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Sub-specialty in urban history. Sub-specialty in the history of race, ethnicity, and gender, and/or the history of migrations.

The History Department is home to a number of programs including a master’s degree in Public History. For more information on the History Department visit

UA Little Rock is a research-intensive doctoral institution with a metropolitan university mission. Founded in 1927 and part of the University of Arkansas system since 1969, UA Little Rock serves a diverse population of roughly 12,000 students. For more information on UA Little Rock visit

Application materials must be submitted through the UALR PeopleAdmin online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and financial history check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

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