Assistant Professor, Latin American History (3455)

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID

ID: 7062102
Posted: November 1, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Primary Purpose

The Department of History at Idaho State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Latin American History at the rank of Assistant Professor. The period of specialization is open. The ability to teach courses in world or European History is desirable, especially at the general education level.

Idaho State University is a research university with over 12,000 students enrolled in programs ranging from undergraduate to doctoral. We are located in the Rocky Mountains, close to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

Key Responsibilities

We seek candidates who demonstrate a growing record of scholarship, commitment to effective teaching, and potential for successful grant funding. This assistant professor will contribute to the existing undergraduate and graduate curricula and develop courses in their areas of specialization. Teaching duties in a 3/3 load include in-class, broadcast, and online formats. The History Department delivers degree programs in Idaho Falls, Pocatello, and online. The successful candidate will also fill service roles in the department, college, and university.

Minimum Qualifications

A Ph.D. in history or related field is required at appointment in August 2020. Research and teaching expertise in Latin America.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to teach classes in World History or European History.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV, cover letter, writing sample, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.
Review of applications begins January 15, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Kevin Marsh, search committee chair at For more information about Idaho State University Department of History can be found at


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