Acad. Job: Assistant Professor of Modern European History (Augusta University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at Augusta University seeks a full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Modern European History with ability to teach the history of Russia and the USSR. Other specialties and subfields open. Ability to teach in the areas of women/ gender and to support a new doctoral program in International Security Studies will be considered a plus. Appointment to begin August 2023. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and display a compelling research agenda. PhD in History or related field required, awarded prior to appointment. The successful candidate will teach survey courses in both earlier and later US History, as well as upper-level courses in modern Russian history and other modern European history, and potentially other courses in the candidate’s areas of interest. Standard duties for academic-year faculty include teaching undergraduate history courses, advising and mentoring students, maintaining a strong research program, and providing service to the Department, College, and University.


-Teach courses in the History curriculum, including Russian and Modern European history and other classes during the academic year as assigned by Chair 

-Participate in the continued development and assessment of the History curriculum and programs 

-Advise and mentor history students and participate in student recruitment for department programs 

-Contribute to student success 

-Establish and grow an agenda of discovery, including producing scholarly work and research publications per department guidelines for History 

-Participate in shared governance of the university and university system as well as provide service to profession and scholarly service to community 

-Providing timely grading and student feedback 

-Adhering to all academic policies of the University 

-Maintenance of a high-quality research program

-Attendance at faculty meetings and other required university function

Required Qualifications 

-Earned doctorate in History or related field at time of appointment 

-Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness with diverse student populations

Preferred Qualifications 

-Experience teaching undergraduates both in person and in online asynchronous courses

How To Apply 

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, diversity statement, and a list with contact information for three references. Please upload these items as one PDF document. For more information, contact Dr. Wendy Turner, Chair of the Search Committee, at the Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy, Augusta University, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912 or


Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate. 

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optimal Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Other Information 

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. “Augusta University is a patient-and familycentered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”

Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Conditions of Employment 

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University. 

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans