Associate/Assistant Professor of History (Faculty Announcement) Alabama A&M #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Associate/Assistant Professor/Instructor of History

Institution: Alabama A&M University
Location: Normal, AL
  • Faculty – Liberal Arts – History
Posted: 10/22/2014
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable USD Per Year
The position will provide university and professional service, inclusive of service on departmental, school, and university committees, and student advisement.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lecture on average four to five classes, a few of which being mega-classes.
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date records of attendance, grades, and grading system.
  • Develop and execute lesson plans; Prepare syllabi for classes.
  • Meet with students outside class time to offer assistance.
  • Teach and exercise students’ ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Grade and report student performance.
  • Stay abreast of new information in field.
  • Utilize various teaching techniques for diverse student body.
  • Administer online courses.
  • Advise students regarding course selection.
  • Counsel students on careers opportunities and choices.
  • Develop and enhance critical thinking skills.
  • Meet administrative deadlines.
  • Provide university service such as committee membership.
  • Utilize state of the art technology and information systems.
  • Attend college colloquies.
  • Attend meeting and conferences outside of normal work hours.
  • Perform other additional assignments as requested by Chair or other administration.


  • Ph.D. in a related field with 18 graduate course hours in history. At a minimum to qualify as an instructor, the candidate must have Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in history.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to lecture at an appropriate level in an interesting and engaging manner
  • Ability to teach at the college/university level
  • Excellent communication skills

Application Information

Contact: Office of Human Resources
Alabama A&M University
Phone: (256) 372-5835
Online App. Form: