Lecturer in Medieval European History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences invites applications for a non-tenure track position in Medieval European History at the rank of Lecturer. Subfield open. 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 over 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. The Department of History has 25 faculty members and offers both BA and MA degrees in history.
Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department, the non-tenure track Lecturer in Medieval European History is responsible for teaching the World History II since 1450 survey—a core course required of all Georgia Southern University students—as well as the World History I to 1450 survey for majors; upper-level/graduate courses in Medieval history; and related fields. Subfield open. The position is a 9-month appointment, annually renewable up to six years. The teaching load is 4/4, and continued professional development is expected. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
• M.A. in history by August 1, 2010
• Commitment to excellence in teaching and promise of continued professional development.
• PhD in history preferred; ABD in history considered.
• Teaching experience in World history survey and/or upper-level courses in Medieval European 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, and three letters of recommendation. Other documentation may be requested. Applications and nominations should be sent to:
Dr. Timothy Teeter, Search Chair, Search #56692
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 or http://class.georgiasouthern.edu/history. Georgia Southern University seeks individuals who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond, and who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities. 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. Timothy Teeter, Search Chair
|Primary Category:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies