Georgia College & State University, History and Geography
Assistant Professor of History of the Ancient Mediterranean World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The History Department at Georgia College seeks to fill a full-time, tenure track position in the history of Ancient Mediterranean world at the assistant professor rank beginning fall 2013. PhD required. Desirable teaching fields include Ancient and Medieval history as well as courses on pre-modern European interactions with other regions of the world. Diversifying our curriculum geographically, temporally, and thematically is a high priority, so evidence of comparative and cross-cultural scholarship is particularly welcome. Evidence of methodological innovation and creative teaching strategies is highly desirable. In keeping with the University’s mission, we especially encourage applicants who will further our goal of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity.
The standard teaching load is four courses per semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach survey courses in World Civilization, specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in Ancient History, and share responsibility for teaching the University’s first and second-year seminars, GC1Y and GC2Y. More information on the seminars may be found at http://catalog.gcsu.edu/ugrad/georgia-college-seminars-fi.htm
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online at www.gcsujobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=52873 and include a letter of application, vita, and the names and contact information (address, email address, and telephone number) of at least three references. The letter of application should address the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and skills.
The Department of History and Geography at Georgia College is comprised of diverse and highly accomplished faculty dedicated to collegial collaboration. It offers a master's degree in history, bachelor’s degrees in history and geography as well as minors in both disciplines. Smart classrooms, geographic research and laboratory facilities, and excellent teaching resources are available. The department consists of seventeen full-time faculty and one administrative staff member.
Georgia College is known for combining the educational experiences typical of esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public universities. The university’s main campus is a residential learning community that emphasizes undergraduate education and offers a select number of graduate programs. GC faculty and staff are dedicated to engaging students in the learning process through high impact pedagogies and fostering excellence in the classroom and beyond. Georgia College seeks to endow its graduates with a passion for achievement, intellectual curiosity, and an exuberance for learning and critical thinking in and beyond the classroom. Our values include an emphasis on acting from a foundation of respect for self and others, fostering responsible leaders and global citizens, and cultivating relationships that enhance collaborative approaches to solving problems. Hiring preference will be given to faculty and administrators who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College's mission and who are enthusiastic about working closely with high-achieving students within an academic community dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through learning and scholarship. GC is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC).
Georgia is an Open Records state. The finalist will be required to submit to a background investigation. GC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities and to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments. Persons who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the application process should contact the Division of Human Resources at 478-445-5596.
|Primary Category:||Ancient History
|Secondary Categories:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies