Indiana University - Kokomo, Sociology, History and Political Science
Full time, tenure-track, 10 month assistant professor of Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean/Middle Eastern history.
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean/Middle Eastern History
The Department of Sociology, History, and Political Science invites applications for a full time, tenure-track, 10-month, history position at the assistant professor level beginning August 2013. Information about the department and our facilities can be found at (http://www.iuk.edu/shps). Candidates must be able to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of Ancient and Medieval Mediterranean/Middle Eastern history. Course load will be 3 courses a semester as long as an active research agenda is maintained. Responsibilities include teaching surveys on the first half of World and Western civilization. Preference given to applicants who can teach upper-level classes over as broad a range as possible from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, through Early Islam, the Ottoman Empire, the Middle East, the Crusades, or the Italian Renaissance. The ability to teach occasional courses on Central or East Asia is a plus because we particularly seek to diversify our curriculum geographically and temporally. This position will be the fourth member of a combined and growing History/Political Science major in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, one of the fast growing schools on one of the fastest growing campuses in the Indiana University System.
Candidates should have an earned doctorate in History or closely related field. ABDs who will earn a doctorate within two years of initial appointment will also be considered. ABDs will have until November of the second year to earn the doctorate.
Candidates are expected to be effective teachers and active researchers. Appropriate university/professional/community service is also required including committee work, assessment of the major, and engaging in campus initiatives to increase retention and enrollment. Teaching experience is required and evidence of effective teaching, publications, and a record of service will be required for tenure and promotion.
Applicants should submit a cover letter which addresses the qualifications as listed above, a curriculum vita (CV), transcripts of undergraduate and graduate degrees (official copies required later in the process), a teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a short (article length) writing sample, and a statement outlining research goals. Three reference letters must be either included in the application or arrive under separate cover. Cover and reference letters should be addressed to Dr. Andrew McFarland, Chair, History Search and Screen Committee. However, all files should be sent via email or paper to the department secretary, Linda Burkholder, (firstname.lastname@example.org) at Indiana University Kokomo, Department of Sociology, History, and Political Science, 2300 S. Washington St., P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN 46904-9004 by December 1, 2012 for full consideration.
One of eight campuses of Indiana University, Indiana University Kokomo is a comprehensive non-residential campus located 50 miles north of Indianapolis in Kokomo, Indiana, a city with a population of about 47,000. Committed to student success, the campus serves approximately 3,100 students from an 11-county area in north central Indiana. IU Kokomo has approximately 100 full-time faculty, 140 full-time staff and 125 part-time employees. Associate, baccalaureate, and masters are offered. Additional information about Indiana University Kokomo can be accessed at http://www.iuk.edu. Persons with disabilities who need assistance to participate in this application process should contact the Office of Affirmative Action at 765-455-9529.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Cover and reference letters should be addressed to Dr. Andrew McFarland, Chair, History Search and Screen Committee. However, all files should be sent via email or paper to the department secretary, Linda Burkholder, (email@example.com) at Indiana University Kokomo, Department of Sociology, History, and Political Science, 2300 S. Washington St., P.O. Box 9003, Kokomo, IN 46904-9003 by December 1, 2012 for full consideration.
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies