Job Opportunity: Austin Peay State University seeks Assistant Professor in the History of South Asia

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The Department of History and Philosophy at Austin Peay State University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment for an assistant professor in the history of South Asia to begin in August 2017. We welcome applications from scholars specializing in South Asian history from any period or region who have the ability to teach World History as well as upper-level electives in South Asian History. A successful candidate will be able to collaborate with colleagues and contribute to our department's curriculum that asks students to consider issues of race, gender, politics, war, colonialism, and religion (History and Philosophy). The candidate will also have opportunities to participate in the department’s graduate program as well as the college's Asian Studies offerings.

This position carries a 4-4 teaching load with opportunities for research. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching at the introductory and advanced levels as well as scholarly achievement. Ph.D. in History required by August 2017.

Applications, including curriculum vitae, statement on teaching philosophy and transcripts will be accepted online at Human Resources. Additionally, after your online application is completed, at least three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent to or “Austin Peay State University, Human Resources Dept., PO Box 4507, Clarksville, TN  37044” with your name and desired position clearly indicated.

Review of applications will begin in December and continue until the position has been filled. Initial interviews of selected applicants will take place in January. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to and questions regarding specifics of the search may be directed to David Rands, Chair, Search Committee, Department of History and Philosophy at