Hope College, History Department
Assistant Professor in World History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
The Department of History at Hope College is seeking a dynamic scholar and teacher to fill a tenure-track position for Assistant Professor in World History, beginning fall 2014. Qualified applicants should be enthusiastic about undergraduate teaching and should be prepared to teach upper-level courses in African history and other global area(s), as well as general education courses in world history before and after 1500 (3/3 load). Preferred candidates will have Ph.D. in hand by August 2014. Teaching experience is preferred. Closing date for applications is October 15. Please submit the following electronically: a letter of application, which should incorporate approaches to teaching and research, unofficial transcript, and C.V. Candidate’s letter and transcript should indicate what graduate training, research, or courses taught have prepared them to teach courses in African history. Submit materials to www.hope.edu/employment. The Department will interview at the African Studies Association meeting or by Skype.
Hope College is a liberal arts undergraduate college affiliated with the Reformed Church in America with an ecumenical vision of offering an education in the context of the historic Christian faith. Hope has over 3,000 students (3,140 FTE) and 250 FTE faculty; is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association; is accredited by NCA, TEAC, ACS, NASAD, NASD, NASM, NAST, CSWE, EAC of ABET, CCNE and CAATE. Hope College is listed among the 40 schools highlighted in Loren Pope’s Colleges that Change Lives. The following excerpt conveys well the institutional ethos:
Every school in this book runs on the power of student-professor relationship; there’s simply no other way for a college to do the life-changing work of mentoring and teaching students. But at Hope, more than anywhere else, students mention how much their professors care about them as people, not just as mini academics.
Hope College places a high priority on having a diverse faculty and staff in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in a global environment. Applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and cultures, including women and persons of color are especially welcomed. Hope College complies with federal and state requirements for nondiscrimination in employment.
Submit materials to www.hope.edu/employment.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies