Alabama A&M University

Normal, AL

ID: 7081769
Posted: August 3, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Alabama A&M University (AAMU), an 1890 Land-Grant institution located in the high-tech center of Huntsville in northern Alabama, invites applications for the positions listed below. Situated in the northeast quadrant of the city of 200,000, the hillside campus is just four miles away from downtown Huntsville. AAMU offers its 6,100-student population a wide range of course offerings under the College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Public Affairs; College of Education, Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and College of Engineering, Technology and Physical Science. The School of Graduate Studies serves about 1,400 and offers doctoral degree programs in Applied Physics, Food Science, Plant/Soil Science and Reading/Literacy.


This position is in the Department of Social Sciences. This is a full-time, 9-month faculty position. The rank and tenure-status of the position is negotiable based on qualifications. The department seeks a historian who specializes in Asian history. The area of specialization in Asian history is open. Additional secondary field in African history is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a broad range of classes from introductory freshmen courses in world history to specialized upper-division and graduate offerings in Asian and African history.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach at least four (4) classes per semester
Advise students
Serve on departmental, college, and university committees
Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Position Requirements (including certifications, licenses, etc.):

A terminal degree in History
A minimum of 3 to 5 years of teaching experience at the college level, preferably at a four-year degree granting institution
A record of publication in professional journals or on-going research likely to result in publication in the near future
Preferably presented scholarly research papers at national and regional conferences
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Experience advising students on academic and career choices
Possession of an active research plan or portfolio
Participation in community service and related off campus professional activities
Demonstrable competence in teaching courses fully online or in a hybrid format
Experience in working within a diverse academic community


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