Georgia College & State University, History and Geography
Tenure track position in the history of Latin America and Caribbean
|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 Latin America and Caribbean at the assistant professor rank beginning fall 2013. PhD required. Courses traditionally offered have included US/Latin American Relations, History of Colonial Latin America, History of the Modern Caribbean, and Modern Latin America. 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 Latin American 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 April 22, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates should apply online at www.gcsujobs.com 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 twelve full-time faculty and one administrative staff member.
For more information about Georgia College, please consult the website: www.gcsu.edu
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. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, gender, marital status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. 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:||Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies