HIST Ancient/Medieval Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Texas, United States|
Scope of Job: The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ancient and/or Medieval History to begin in fall 2015. Area of specialization is open. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in history or a related field from an accredited university in hand at time of appointment. Ideally, the successful candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Medieval European, Ancient Roman and Ancient Greek history as well as world history survey courses and will have the opportunity to develop classes in their areas of expertise. Teaching experience is preferred. Ability/willingness to teach online courses is desired. UTRGV faculty will be expected to maintain an active research agenda.
UTRGV has 11 colleges and schools offering 61 baccalaureate degrees, 50 master’s degrees, and 4 doctorates in the liberal arts, fine arts, education, sciences, business and entrepreneurship, engineering and computer science, and health affairs. It will open a medical school in 2016. The university has nearly 30,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and continues to grow, as it is located in one of the fastest growing regions of the United States. The department is seeking candidates who are committed to UTRGV’s guiding principles (see, http://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/about-utrgv/transition-plan/guiding-principlesbecoming an emerging research), which include promoting access to postsecondary education for a diverse student body to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving research institutions in the U.S.A. The department is seeking high quality faculty members who will pursue global excellence in teaching, research, and service, including applied and translational research to address critical local, state, national, and global needs and providing a leadership role in fostering economic and community partnerships to help solve local, state, national, and global problems.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in History or a related field from an accredited university. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the Ph.D. by 1 September 2015 to be hired. The degree must include a minimum of 18 hours of History or history content graduate classes.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications: Specializations in Ancient and/or Medieval history
Preferred Qualifications: Specializations in both Ancient and Medieval history, evidence of a strong research agenda, teaching experience, and the ability to work with a diverse body of undergraduate and graduate students.
Dr. Michael Weaver
To view a full job description and to apply for this position, go to https://careers.utrgv.edu.
|Primary Category:||Ancient History
|Secondary Categories:||Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies