Towson University, HISTORY
Assistant Professor, African History, College of Liberal Arts, CLA-N-2545
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
College of Liberal Arts
The Department of History at Towson University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track assistant professorship in Sub-Saharan African history. Teaching load is 3/3 during the first three years. The candidate will be required to develop and teach a two-semester African survey and upper-level undergraduate courses in African history focusing on the area of specialty. The candidate may also be asked to teach World history.
ABDs may apply, but Ph.D. is required when position commences in August 2012. Regional specialization and time period open. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellence in teaching and scholarly potential. Applicants must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarly productivity, and active participation in service to the department, college, and university.
Founded in 1866, today Towson University is recognized by U.S. News & World Report's as one of the top public universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Towson is nationally recognized for its programs in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, communications, health sciences, and the fine and performing arts. The University places a strong emphasis on service learning and civic engagement through such activities as internships, practica, clinical placements, course assignments and student events. As the Baltimore area's largest university and Maryland's Metropolitan University, Towson articulates its research and scholarship mission through partnerships that link the University to the economic, educational and cultural life of the state of Maryland and the mid-Atlantic region. Towson enrolls more than 21,000 students and offers more than 100 bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Located on a rolling 328 acres, the striking campus is eight miles north of downtown Baltimore and 45 miles from Washington, D.C. The campus and its surrounding cities provide an excellent environment for teaching and supporting the academic pursuits of the 830 full-time faculty who work here.
Interested applicants should submit electronic applications by January 15, 2012. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, course syllabi, official graduate-school transcripts, and a writing sample (article or dissertation chapter) to email@example.com. Further contact information for this position:
Dr. Kimberly Katz, Department of History, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001, (410) 704-2906, kkatz@towson,edu, Website: http://www.towson.edu.
Upon submitting your Curriculum Vitae to indicate your interest in this position, please be sure to visit http://www.towson.edu/odeo/applicantdata.asp to complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. The information you provide will inform the university's affirmative action plan and is for statistical purposes only and shall not be used to illegally discriminate for or against anyone.
Towson University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Dr. Kimberly Katz, Department of History, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001, (410) 704-2906, firstname.lastname@example.org, Website: http://www.towson.edu.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies