Assistant/Associate Professor in History
Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, Texas, invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of History, starting Fall 2022.
We seek to hire a historian with a proven interest in innovative pedagogies and demonstrated success engaging a highly diverse student body with an entrepreneurial approach to higher education.
The successful candidate will teach both parts of the North American history survey (conceived more broadly as a continental history), a history of Texas (conceived more broadly as Texas and the borderlands) for education majors, and a range of lower- and upper-division courses in the department’s skills-focused curriculum.
- Doctorate degree in History or related field (ABD will be considered if degree will be complete by August 2022)
- Passion for teaching
- Some experience with assessment and curriculum development
- Willingness to engage in professional development, both pedagogy and scholarship
- Willingness to engage in community service and public outreach
- Willingness to support the mission of Texas Lutheran University
- Demonstrated ability to teach classes that can be cross-listed in African-American Studies and/or Women's and Gender Studies
- Interest in collaborating with the Mexican-American Studies program
Texas Lutheran University, a Hispanic Serving Institution, seeks applicants who are eager to join a culturally diverse community of learning. Our student body, reflective of the diversity of the State of Texas, is well over 40% Hispanic, with a strong African-American presence as well. Candidates who have the professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in teaching, collaborative research, and community service with our diverse student body are particularly sought. For more information, consult our web site at http://www.tlu.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications completed by Nov. 1, 2021 are assured of full consideration.
- a letter of application addressing the above criteria
- a current curriculum vitae
- a statement of teaching philosophy
- a statement regarding teaching, advising, and serving a diverse student population
- a statement of research interests
Single-file, electronic submissions are preferred.
Separately, arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted.
Please send your submissions to
Philip Grace, History Search Chair
c/o Texas Lutheran University
1000 W. Court St., Seguin, TX 78155
Texas Lutheran University has been consistently recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Texas Lutheran University (TLU) is an official U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” selection among regional colleges in the West, ranking first on the list for “Best Value,” and fifth overall. This is the seventh consecutive year TLU has been featured on the “Best Value” rankings, once again returning to the No. 1 spot. Other notable recognitions include TLU’s acknowledgment as a top 20 regional college for Social Mobility—the third year the university has appeared in this category. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and also is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.