Lincoln University of Missouri
  • 13-Sep-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Jefferson City, MO, USA
  • 52447.50-52447.50 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Position Description

Lincoln University of Missouri, a land-grant HBCU founded in 1866 and located in the state capital, invites applications for a full-time, 9-month faculty position in African American History. The African Diaspora, and/or African History. The subfield is open, but a secondary field in Gender or Women's History is desirable. The successful candidate will be an engaging, student-centered teacher who will teach courses ranging from U.S. and/or World History surveys to a variety of upper-division and graduate offerings in their area of specialization. Other responsibilities include scholarship, advising, and committee work.

Essential Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities

  • Teaching load is 4/4, each semester, including US and/or World History surveys and upper-division and graduate offerings in their area of specialization.
  • Contribute to African Studies Program
  • Advising
  • Scholarship
  • Departmental, College, and University Service.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge and experience in middle or high school history methods.
  • Experience with adolescent learning theory.
  • Skilled in working with underserved populations.
  • Familiar with, or willingness to become an expert in the Missouri accreditation requirements and standards.

Education and Experience

  • Ph.D. is required - advanced ABD candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Special consideration will be given to applicants with documented experience working with underserved populations and to applicants whose teaching and/or scholarship aligns with Lincoln University's commitment toto fostering equity and inclusion.

Physical Requirements

  • Light sedentary office work
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Instructions To Apply

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2023, and continue until the position is filled. If interested, submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy Statement
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Three professional references

For inquiries, please contact Dr. Micah Wright at

Lincoln University is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against in any condition of employment because of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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