Assistant Professor, Colonial/Revolutionary America
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track position in Colonial/Revolutionary America at the rank of Assistant Professor. Georgia Southern University (www.georgiasouthern.edu), a member institution of the University System of Georgia and a Carnegie Doctoral/Research University, is one of Georgia’s premier universities. A residential university serving 18,000 students in fall 2009, Georgia Southern is recognized for providing all of the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a much smaller college. Founded in 1906, the University offers more than 100 campus-based and online degree programs at the baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral levels through eight colleges. The nearly 700 acre park-like campus is located in Statesboro, a classic Main Street community near historic Savannah and Hilton Head Island.
Within this setting, the Department of History offers a student-centered degree program that blends traditional and contemporary approaches, emphasizing global perspectives while recognizing the value of local and regional history. Students are mentored by a faculty of dedicated teacher-scholars, who are nationally and internationally known in their fields of expertise.
Position Description. Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Colonial/Revolutionary America, responsible for teaching the U.S. comprehensive survey, a core course required of all Georgia Southern University students, as well as upper-level/graduate courses in history of Colonial/Revolutionary America. Subfield open. The position is a 9-month appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Department of History has 25 faculty members and offers both B.A. and M.A. degrees in history.
• Ph.D. in history by starting date of the position, August 1, 2010.
• Commitment to excellence in teaching, promise of productive scholarship consistent with the teacher-scholar model, and commitment to professional service within the University and beyond.
• Teaching experience in US history survey and/or upper-level courses in Colonial and Revolutionary American history.
Postmark deadline for receipt of applications is October 28, 2009. The position starting date is August 1, 2010. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; copies of unofficial transcripts; writing sample; and 3 letters of recommendation. Other documentation may be requested. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Johnathan O’Neill
Search Chair, Search #56660
Department of History
Georgia Southern University
P. O. Box 8054
Statesboro GA 30460-8054
Electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu, http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/history, or at http://chronicle.com/jobs/profiles/911.htm. Georgia Southern University seeks individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.
Dr. Johnathan O’Neill
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Atlantic History / Studies