Assistant Professor, History - European
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Penn State Hazleton invites applications for a faculty position in History – European, Assistant Professor, (tenure-track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2011, or as negotiated.
Responsibilities: Teach three classes (9 credits) each semester including Western Civilization surveys and other classes in the candidate’s area of specialty using traditional and hybrid delivery modes. Teaching assignments may require teaching day or evening classes as needed. Publish in refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students, provide career guidance, and mentor students in undergraduate research and independent study projects. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.
Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates holding a Ph.D. in European History at the time of application. ABD candidates will be considered and should discuss the expected date of dissertation completion in the application materials. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. 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 University is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.
Penn State Hazleton is one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide. The campus mission is to provide the first two years of the college experience and a range of associate and baccalaureate degrees to 1200 students in a student-centered environment.
Our campus is located on a wooded ridge near the juncture of I-80 and I-81 in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Students and faculty at Penn State Hazleton 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 student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. Our faculty members are committed to providing a high-quality educational experience to their students and are actively engaged in research. Our students receive a world-class education delivered in a small campus setting.
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 email@example.com. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of references.
Inquiries: Marlene Guers, Interim Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Hazleton. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: (570) 450-3188.
Closing Date: Application review begins October 1, 2010 and continues until a suitable candidate is found.
Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
Electronic submission to: email@example.com
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies