Stillman College

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Tuscaloosa, United States

Job Title
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of African American History and Culture
Office time
Tuscaloosa, United States
Job Type
Full Time On-site
23 September, 2023

Company Description

Stillman College is a liberal arts institution with a historical and formal affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is committed to fostering academic excellence, to providing opportunities for diverse populations, and to maintaining a strong tradition of preparing students for leadership and service by fostering experiential learning and community engagement designed to equip and empower Stillman’s students and its constituents.

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Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of African American History and Culture


The Department of Social Sciences at Stillman College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor of History, to begin as soon as filled.  A Historically Black College located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Stillman has the proud tradition of readying student-leaders to engage their communities, the nation, and the world.


Experience and required qualifications:

  • Ph.D. preferred, but not required, in History, Race and Gender Studies, American Studies, or a related field.
  • Evidence of successful college/university traditional and online instruction.
  • Evidence of successful research development (conference presentations, publications, professional/organizational membership(s), etc.) relevant to the field.


Responsibilities of the successful applicant include the following:

  • Teach survey and upper-level course in history and/or the applicant’s area of specialty.
  • Assist in the development of an interdisciplinary program with a focus on Social Justice.
  • Participate in the planning of a Civil Rights Museum on campus, with an emphasis on Stillman’s notable history in the struggle for equality.
  • Advise and mentor majors in the department.  
  • Incorporate active student learning and appropriate technology-use in the classroom.
  • Engage in service activities relevant to the applicant’s field of study as well as to the mission of the department, the division, and the college.
  • Engage in professional development activities (grant writing, conference presentations, workshops, etc.) contributive to the field and the college.


Application instructions:


For consideration, an applicant must include the following items in his/her application package:

  • Completed application for employment (downloadable application:;
  • Cover letter that addresses the applicant’s teaching philosophy, as well as his or her interest in applying to Stillman College;
  • Curriculum Vitae of all educational and professional experiences;
  • Copies of transcripts (unofficial copies are welcome; however, the successful applicant must submit official copies); and
  • List of three current professional references with name, relationship to applicant, address, email address, and telephone number. Letters of recommendation may later be requested.


Please submit the materials to the Director of Human Resources, at: 


Application materials are received until the position is filled.  


NOTE: A background search will be required of the successful applicant.


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