Otterbein University, Department of History and Political Science
Assistant Professor of Early American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
Otterbein University, a comprehensive liberal arts institution in the suburban Columbus, Ohio area, invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Early American History through the Revolutionary Era beginning August 2013. Responsibilities: teaching introductory and upper-level courses in Early American History through the early national period, including advanced courses in Colonial America, the Revolutionary era, and their area of specialty. The candidate will also teach courses in the history curriculum that link-up with inter-disciplinary initiatives in other programs and departments across the University. The successful candidate also will be responsible for teaching and developing general education courses, including in the University’s Integrative Studies Program and First Year Seminar. Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred. ABD applicants will be considered, but need to have completed their degree requirements by September 1, 2013. A strong record of prior teaching experience is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with a research specialization in political or social history. Candidates with subfields in Women’s and Gender History and/or Colonial AmericanBorderlands are especially welcome to apply as are those with an ability to teach from a global or comparative perspective. We seek an outstanding candidate with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context. The successful candidate will be committed to fostering undergraduate research, to effective teaching from an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural perspective, and to service in the department and University. The course load is 3/3 and typically includes a one course reduction in the first two years in exchange for participating in new faculty mentoring programs. Applicants must also demonstrate research potential/experience. Otterbein is seeking candidates interested in teaching diverse and talented student populations.
Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, writing sample, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Paul Eisenstein, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, Otterbein University, 1 South Grove Street, Westerville, OH USA 43081. Email submissions: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2012, although applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Visit us at http://www.otterbein.edu/careers for further information. To learn more about the School of Arts and Sciences, please visit us at www.otterbein.edu/artsandsciences. Otterbein University is an EEO Employer.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies