Assistant Professor, History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, invites applications for a faculty position in History (Assistant Professor, tenure-track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2010, or as negotiated.
Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate courses in American history primarily at the introductory level. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in History with expertise in American history, emphasizing African-American, American Indian, or Latin-American history. Applicants must demonstrate evidence of potential in research and publication. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is crucial. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.
Campus Information: Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus, is located in Uniontown, nestled among the scenic Laurel Highlands foothills in Southwestern Pennsylvania, only 1 hour south of Pittsburgh. The Campus offers 6 baccalaureate degrees, 10 associate degree programs, and the first two years of more than 160 Penn State degree programs. Students and faculty at Penn State Fayette have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the cost of living is low. The campus enrolls approximately 1100 students and employs 55 full-time faculty members. For more information about the campus, visit http://www.psu.edu/ur/cmpcoll.html.
Application: To apply submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae. Applications should be submitted as a Microsoft WORD or PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of four references.
Inquiries: Dr. Delia Conti, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus. E-mail: email@example.com. Telephone: (724) 430-4140.
Closing Date: Application review begins October 15, 2009 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
|Primary Category:||African American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Native American History / Studies