United States Military Academy, Department of History
Assistant Professor of Military History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
The United States Military Academy at West Point is accepting applications for a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of History. We seek an historian with research expertise in either Air and Naval Warfare or the History of Science and Technology (preferably both); expertise in a non-Western field is desirable. Applicants must have the ability to teach the two-semester military history core course, History of the Military Art. The initial appointment, which will begin on or about 1 July 2011, is a full-time, three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal. Applicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: 1) academic accomplishment (a Ph.D. in History by time of appointment is preferred), 2) demonstrated scholarly potential, 3) demonstrated ability to teach History of the Military Art as well as the Air and Naval Warfare and/or the Science and Technology courses, 4) demonstrated proficiency in active-learning instruction, and 5) demonstrated potential to contribute to cadet development outside of the classroom. To receive full consideration, applicants should send their letter of application, curriculum vitae, official university transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, three letters of recommendation, a sample of scholarship, and a DD 214 (if claiming veteran’s preference) to Ms. Melissa Mills, Department of History, Thayer Hall, Bldg 601, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996. All materials except letters of recommendation may be sent electronically to Melissa.Mills@usma.edu; <mailto:Melissa.Mills@usma.edu>. Applications must be received by 1 December 2010. Moving expense reimbursement is not authorized. Competitive salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience with an annual salary range between $75,960 - $80,095. The position includes benefits. The US Military Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Ms. Melissa Mills, Department of History, Thayer Hall, Bldg 601, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996. Email: Melissa.Mills@usma.edu
|Primary Category:||Military History