University of South Carolina Aiken, Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy
Assistant Professor, American History to 1865
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy at the University of South Carolina Aiken invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in American History to 1865, beginning August 2012. The department seeks broadly trained candidates prepared to teach the first half of the American history survey as well as upper level courses in U.S. History, and upper-division courses in constitutional history. Candidate should not duplicate existing departmental strengths (Atlantic World, African Diaspora, Southern, PanIndian cultures), and may also offer upper-division courses in Colonial America, Early National History, or American Religious History (as appropriate to the successful candidate’s specialization). Candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, potential for productive scholarship, and have completed a Ph.D. in History at the time of application. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load, including three sections of the U.S. History Survey to 1865, and one upper-division course related to the candidate’s field of specialization. Also, the candidate will engage in student advisement, research and productive scholarship, as well as service to the university and to the broader community.
Candidates must apply online at: https://uscjobs.sc.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=67569, and send: copies of graduate transcripts; three or more letters of reference; and cover letter addressing teaching experience, discussing methodological approaches to teaching U.S. history surveys and describing how the candidate’s research focus applies to teaching in upper-division courses. Send materials to: Chair, U.S. History Search; Department of History, Political Science and Philosophy; University of South Carolina Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, SC 29801. Review of applications begins November 15, 2011 and will continue until position is filled. Telephone interviews will be scheduled in December; campus interviews in January or later. USCA seeks to attract and retain a diverse faculty consistent with its diverse student body and surrounding community. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. USCA is an AA/EOE.
Dr. Steven Millies, Chair; Dept. of History, Political Science and Philosophy; USC Aiken; 471 University Parkway; Aiken, SC 29801; email@example.com; Phone: (803) 641-3383
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies