Augsburg College, History
Tenure-track position in World History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Minnesota, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The history department at Augsburg College invites applications for a full-time (6 courses per year), tenure track faculty position in world history, to begin September 1, 2014. The successful candidate will teach world history survey courses as well as upper-division courses in their specialty. We prefer applicants who have expertise in the Islamic World (broadly defined). Secondary specialties in a wide range of regions, themes, and periods will be considered. The candidate may also develop courses in conjunction with Augsburg's Center for Global Education and the Department of Religion. Applicants should provide examples of how their specialties will complement existing strengths. Ph.D. required by time of appointment.
Augsburg College offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to approximately 4,000 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 15:1, the college focuses on close personal interaction with faculty and experiential education opportunities on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings. See more at http://www.augsburg.edu.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and evidence of teaching quality (syllabi and evaluations) by November 15, 2013 to: http://www.augsburg.edu/hr. Three letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to Judi Green at GreenJ@Augsburg.Edu.
Among the distinctive features of the college are its deep dedication to civic and community engagement, robust undergraduate research programs, and a strong belief in the integration of liberal arts and professional studies across all programs. The Colleges commitment to the local neighborhood and the world is enhanced through the work of four signature centers: the Christensen Center for Vocation, the Center for Global Education, the Sabo Center for Citizenship and Learning, and the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work. Augsburgs commitment to diversity is reflected in the student body: for the past four years, students of color comprised nearly 40 percent of the incoming first-year class. With approximately 1,000 students living on campus, Augsburg engages students in a wide range of co-curricular activities, including NCAA Division III intercollegiate athletics. At both undergraduate and graduate levels, students actively engage in international travel and intercultural experiences that broaden their view of the world and deepen their engagement in it.
Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the citys largest medical complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners Theatre district are just a few blocks away. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a vibrant branch campus in Rochester, the fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System. In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Namibia.
Augsburg is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. Successful candidates will have demonstrated abilities working in an academic community committed to intentional diversity. Candidates are thus encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate these competencies.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies
Islamic History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies