Assistant Professor Jobs in Richland, WA at Washington State University

Title: Assistant Professor

Company: Washington State University

Location: Richland, WA

Assistant Professor

270-NN – Assistant Professor

Business Title:
Assistant Professor

Additional Titles:


Employee Type:

Job Family:
Faculty – Academic – Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

This is a tenure-track position with a 40-40-20 (research, teaching, service) appointment and a two courses per semester (2-2) teaching load. The successful candidate will teach upper and lower division courses in Latin American history, and contribute to the department’s graduate program and to the undergraduate Roots of Contemporary Issues course. Department faculty also may be asked to teach occasionally for the WSU Global campus. In addition, the successful candidate will maintain an active research program and serve on departmental, university and campus committees, as needed.

Required Qualifications:

Completed PhD in History or closely-related field at time of appointment
Evidence of a well-defined research agenda within modern Latin American/Latinx history
Demonstrated teaching experience or potential for successful teaching and instruction
Demonstrated commitment underrepresented communities and to campus and university diversity, equity and inclusion efforts

Preferred Qualifications:

Public History experience

Additional Information:


WSU Tri-Cities

Department Name:

College of Arts and Sciences

City, State, Zip:

Richland, WA 99354

Department Link:

College of Arts and Sciences

Monthly Salary:

Salary is competitive, commensurate with experience and qualifications, and accompanied by excellent fringe benefits. Please see https://hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/



This a permanent tenure track position.

Screening begin date:

This position has been posted as
Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin
December 1, 2022.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions and Required Documents:

Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents into their online application:

A cover letter addressing qualifications for this position
Current curriculum vita
Brief (1-2 pages) research statement
Brief (1-2 pages) teaching statement
Brief (1-2 pages) commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in research and teaching statement
Names, addresses and contact information of at least three (3) individuals who can address your history or, and potential for, excellence in research, teaching and service. Letters will be requested at a later point in the search process.

Direct inquiries about this position to Dr. Matthew Sutton, History Department Chair ([email protected]) or Dr. Robert Bauman, Search Committee Chair ([email protected]).

Time Type:
Full time

Position Term:
9 Month

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WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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