Lenoir-Rhyne College, History
Assistant Professor, U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
The College of Arts & Sciences at Lenoir-Rhyne University is seeking applications for a tenure-track appointment in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences in U.S. History, at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning August 2011. Candidates must hold doctorate by time of appointment. General fields of expertise in United States History are open; secondary expertise in African, African-American, and/or Caribbean History desired. Responsibilities include introductory and seminar-level courses in US History and creative participation in Lenoir-Rhyne’s new Core Curriculum. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student interaction, scholarly engagement, and campus citizenship.
To complete the online application, candidates are directed to: http://hr.lr.edu/employment/faculty
While completing the application, candidates will be prompted to submit a Letter of Application, a Curriculum Vitae (including the names and addresses of three references), and a Statement of Teaching Philosophy with (if available) sample syllabi. The application letter should discuss specifically how one’s professional experiences and perspectives relate to the needs of the position and of Lenoir-Rhyne University. (The University’s mission, vision, values, and common learning goals may be reviewed at: http://www.lr.edu/visitors/mission-and-vision-statements.) The search committee will begin reviewing applications December 17, 21010. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the Annual Meeting of the American Historical Association in Boston, 6-9 January, 2011. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Any questions regarding the position or the search process should be submitted electronically to Dr. Paul Custer, Search Committee Chair, at email@example.com.
Lenoir-Rhyne University is a co-educational, private comprehensive liberal arts institution founded in 1891, and located in Hickory, North Carolina, a town of over 40,000. Situated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lenoir-Rhyne is about an hour drive from Charlotte, Winston-Salem, and/or Asheville. By combining the liberal arts with professional studies, the University joins a rich foundation in the arts, humanities, social sciences, languages, religion, and natural sciences with approximately sixty undergraduate majors, as well as several master's degree programs. With record enrollments over the last two years, the institution now enrolls nearly 1850 students, and it intends to continue managed enrollment growth over the coming years as it expands upon its mission. In pursuit of the development of the whole person, Lenoir-Rhyne University seeks to liberate mind and spirit, clarify personal faith, foster physical wholeness, build a sense of community, and promote responsible leadership for service in the world. Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Lenoir-Rhyne promotes a diverse campus open to people from all religious backgrounds. It is an EOE/AA employer under all applicable civil rights laws. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Rick Nichols, Human Resource Director (828) 328-7387
Paul Custer, Professor of History, Search Commitee Chair (828) 328-1741
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies