University Human Resource Services

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Tenure-track faculty position available August 15, 2014, in the history of East Asia.  

Responsibilities:  teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of China and Japan and survey courses in Asian history and world history.  

Minimum qualifications:   ABD in history (specialty in China or Japan) with degree completed by August 15, 2014; ability to teach pre-modern and modern Chinese and Japanese history and world history survey.  

Preferred qualifications:  Ph.D. in history (specialty in China or Japan); teaching experience at college or university level; ability to teach the history of the West in the World; comparative historiography, Korean history; experience and interest in using new digital approaches that help distill historical meaning from texts and artifacts, and in new modes of presenting these in electronic formats.

Email (preferred) letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, and student evaluations of teaching to: or mail to 

Dr. Kevin Smith, Chairperson 
Department of History 
Ball State University 
Muncie, IN  47306  

All credentials must be submitted by November 25, 2013.

The Department of History seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber.  

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.