Mount St. Mary's University, Department of Human Resources
Assistant Professor of Twentieth-Century American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
The Department of History in the College of Liberal Art at Mount St. Mary’s University invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure track appointment in twentieth-century American history with a global focus, starting in August 2012. Preference will be given to candidates with a secondary field in African or Asian history. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. by the fall of 2012 and demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the campus community. In addition to elective courses in his or her specialty within the history major, the faculty member will contribute to the core curriculum, teaching newly-developed core courses in global studies and America in a global context, as well as occasionally in the first half of American Experience and our interdisciplinary first-year writing program.
Mount St. Mary’s University is the second oldest Catholic university in America. Located on 1,400 acres, just outside of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the Mount offers a rigorous liberal arts education featuring a nationally recognized core curriculum and outstanding faculty with a 14:1 student to teacher ratio. The 2300-student comprehensive university is a vibrant academic community where the words Faith, Discovery, Leadership, andCommunity are used to describe its collective calling and promise. Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available online at www.msmary.edu.
Beyond disciplinary expertise, Mount St. Mary’s seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University’s Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar.
Mount St. Mary’s University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.
Please send cover letter, three letters of recommendation and vita by December 1 to Dean Joshua Hochschild or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org “American History Search” in the e-mail subject line. Applicant review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. We will conduct initial interviews at the AHA, January 6-7, 2012.
Joshua Hochschild, Dean
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Asian History / Studies