History (World): Asst, Assc, or Full Prof: Fall 2014
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. With a current enrollment of over 9,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students within three years, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.
In anticipation of increases in enrollment for the 2014-2015 academic year, GGC invites applicants for faculty positions in World History starting August 1, 2014. Historians of all chronological and geographical fields of specialization outside of American history will be considered, except those candidates whose primary geographical focus is in Latin American or European History. All successful candidates will be expected to teach the world history survey and/or US history survey courses, as well as upper-level courses within their fields of specialization. Applicants should demonstrate significant innovations in teaching, superior service to the institution, and established research credentials. Commitment to building a new college is also essential. GGC emphasizes a student-centered learning environment. Faculty will be expected to teach lower-division courses in addition to upper-division courses.
SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.
Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in history.
Specialty in World History.
Candidates should have at least 18 graduate hours in history courses.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach the World History and/or US History surveys as well as courses within this specialty.
GGC Seeks applicants for assistant, associate, and full professor faculty positions to begin August 1, 2014. Applicants should hold the doctorate or appropriate terminal degree in their discipline before or within the semester of the start date. GGC is an institution that values and encourages innovative teaching. In addition to teaching, applicants are expected to actively participate in scholarly activities, extensive student engagement and to contribute in the area of service to the college and community. Advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive five- or three-year renewable appointments. Traditional one year appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.
Preferred Qualifications: GGC is especially interested in specialists with an ability to teach courses in one or more of the following geographical specializations: Sub-Saharan Africa, Southwest Asia, Southeast Asia, Caribbean/African Diaspora, or Japan. Period of specialization is open.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Please apply via our website: jobs.ggc.edu
Posting #: 0001386
Applications begin consideration after January 15, 2014.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies