Messiah College, History
One-year Lecturer in World History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Pennsylvania, United States|
Position Summary: The Department of History at Messiah College invites applications for a one-year lecturer position in World History beginning August 2014
Responsibliities: Teaching responsibilities will include introductory and advanced courses in World History. Ability to teach non-Western history for both general education and major courses is required. Evidence of strong commitment to teaching undergraduates in the liberal arts tradition is expected.
Qualifications: Ph.D. Or A.B.D. in History with focus on non-Western World preferred. M.A. with substantial teaching experience in non-Western World History may be considered.
The Program: The history major at Messiah College allows students to study intensively a wide range of historical periods and subjects ranging from American history, to the history of Europe, ancient Rome, India, and Africa.
The Department: We are a vibrant and growing community of teachers and scholars who are passionate about the study of the past. In the tradition of the Christian liberal arts, the history program provides a wide range of course offerings and experiences. A strong emphasis is placed on the cultivation of a breadth of historical learning along with specific skills — critical thinking, high-quality writing, methods of research — which are essential career tools.
The College: Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences and has a student body of over 2,700 undergraduate students including over 10% of under-represented and 2.4% international students from 28 countries and over 300 graduate students including over 9.6% of students from under-represented populations.
The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society. Messiah College is a teaching institution that emphasizes instruction but values research and public service. Strong support is given to faculty development in teaching and scholarship.
Diversity: The College seeks to create a work environment and organizational culture that reflects and appreciates the uniqueness that the individual brings to the workplace while striving to provide an atmosphere of success. Messiah’s strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of cross-cultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.
Starting Date for Position: August 2014
Compensation: Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application/Nominations: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. Please provide a current curriculum vitae or resume as well as a letter of interest that clearly explains how your Christian faith represents a strong fit with the mission of Messiah College, which is “to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
Vitate Instructions to Applicants: Curriculum Vitae must include: (1) education, (2) previous employment history, (3) scholarly and professional accomplishments (e.g., papers, publication, recitals, showings), (4) membership in scholarly, professional, or honor societies, and (5) awards and honors received.
To apply, please click: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/2975
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies
Islamic History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies
Korean History / Studies
Arabic History / Studies