For more information about open faculty positions at SHPRS, please email shprsjobs@asu.edu

Positions currently open:

Faculty Associate (Job 16868)

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University invites applications for its faculty associate pool for the 2021-22 academic year. These positions are one semester appointments, part-time, non-benefits eligible with no tenure implications. Successful candidates will deliver face-to-face and/or online courses.

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in history/philosophy/religious studies by time of appointment.

  • Experience teaching undergraduate history/philosophy/religious studies courses in person and online.

Desired qualification:

  • PhD in history, philosophy, or religious studies

Initial review of applications will begin on September 1, 2021 and will continue on the15th and 30th in subsequent months throughout the academic year as needed until the search is closed. All applications must include a letter of application and a curriculum vitae or résumé which includes contact information for three professional references. Send application materials in electronic format (PDF preferred) to shprsjobs@asu.edu noting “Faculty Associate Search” in the subject field. A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html  https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/  

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

ASU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The university offers applicants an opportunity to voluntarily self-disclose information for its affirmative action plan. The job number must be included when completing the EEO Survey.

Postdoctoral Scholar (Job 94709)

Postdoctoral Scholar, job #94709
School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies
Arizona State University

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) through its undergraduate certificate program, Political History and Leadership (PHL) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Scholar positions in political history, and/or political institutions to begin Fall 2022.  Preference will be given to candidates whose doctoral degree is in History or related field.  Both positions are full-time, benefits-eligible, fiscal-year (July 1-June 30) appointments. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of funding, and needs of the program. Opportunities for teaching will be dependent on academic unit of the candidate’s disciplinary field.

Successful candidates will be affiliated with the SHPRS undergraduate program in Political History and Leadership. This teaching/research fellows will be mentored by Donald Critchlow, lead in PHL.  A successful candidate will be expected to teach at the minimum a 2-1 annual teaching load and contribute minimum of 20 hours per week to activities of the program; its curricular development to the Program in Political History and Leadership and educational projects sponsored by the program and school; and research and publication in the field of specialty.

SHPRS is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service contributes to the ASU Charter, to our mission of inclusive excellence in the humanities, and to serving a diverse student body and community.

Required qualification:  candidates must have a Ph.D. in History or a field relevant to history.   Candidates must be within five years from receipt of their doctoral degree.

Desired qualifications: evidence of achievement and promise in research and writing in political history broadly defined, as well as a demonstrated ability to teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses relevant to Political History and Leadership.   

To apply, submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) cover letter explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, and future plans in research and teaching; 3) A statement addressing how your past/and or/potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU’s commitment to inclusive excellence.  To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/105847. Application review process will begin June 5, 2022. If the position is not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Questions about the position should be directed to Donald.Critchlow@asu.edu.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information on ASUs non-discrimination statement, please visit: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf.  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage, https://cfo.asu.edu/workplace-accommodations.

Visiting Scholar (Job 94608)

Visiting Scholar, job #94608
Political History and Leadership
School in Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies

Arizona State University

The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) through its undergraduate certificate program, Political History and Leadership (PHL) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Visiting Scholar to organize and lead a national panels (workshops) and subsequent conference(s) on the state of teaching American history in higher education today.  Conference(s) will involve leading educators, legislators, and citizens involved in civic and American history education in universities and colleges. This person will edit and direct printing and distribution of this final panel report(s). Preference will be given to a senior scholar with a strong publication record, editorial experience with major academic journal(s), and an established career in higher education. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, fiscal-year (July 1-June 30) appointment with an anticipated start date of January 9, 2023. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and needs of the program.

The successful candidate will be affiliated with the SHPRS undergraduate program in Political History and Leadership. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute a minimum of 10 hours per week to participate in the activities of the program and to contribute to its development to the Program in Political History and Leadership, ASU, and in the wider community. Teaching for this position is not required, but may be available upon request of the scholar and appropriate academic unit.   

SHPRS is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service contributes to the ASU Charter, to our mission of inclusive excellence in the humanities, and to serving a diverse student body and community.

Required qualification:  candidates must have a Ph.D. in history, political science, or a field relevant to this position by time of appointment.

Desired qualifications: Proven ability to organize conferences; editorial experience; and experience in teaching undergraduate courses.

To apply, submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) cover letter explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, organizing academic conferences; and editorial experience.  3) A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU's commitment to inclusive excellence.  To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/105851. Application review process will begin June 5, 2022. If the position is not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Questions about the position should be directed to Donald.Critchlow@asu.edu.

The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.

A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For more information on ASUs non-discrimination statement, please visit: https://www.asu.edu/aad/manuals/acd/acd401.html and https://www.asu.edu/titleIX/.

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources.  ASU’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://www.asu.edu/police/PDFs/ASU-Clery-Report.pdf.  You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

COVID-19 Vaccination - Arizona State University is a federal contractor and subject to federal regulations which may require you to produce a record of a COVID-19 vaccination. For questions about medical or religious accommodations, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion’s webpage, https://cfo.asu.edu/workplace-accommodations.