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Assistant Professor, Latin American History (3455)
Posting Number: req887
Working 9 months per year

Faculty Tenure Track
College of Arts and Letters
Pocatello - Main

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

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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