Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||South Carolina, United States|
Assistant Professor of History. Emphasizing small class sizes, close faculty-student interactions, and highest quality student advising, the University of South Carolina Sumter is seeking a faculty member specializing in American History to teach both face-to-face and online classes. Applications are invited for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position to begin August 2016. An earned doctorate at the time of appointment is preferred, but ABD will be considered for the rank of Instructor.
The successful candidate will have a specialization in American History with an interest in teaching introductory and upper-level classes. A specific specialization in Early American History is preferred but not required. The ability to teach Western Civilization and/or Latin American History is also a plus.
A strong committment to undergraduate teaching and the ability to maintain a healthy level of professional activity in scholarship and service are required. The teaching load is twelve credit hours per semester, with the opportunity for release time for scholarship. Student advising and participation on campus committees are expected. USC Sumter is now part of the USC's newly developed Palmetto College (http://www.sc.edu/palmettocollege/), which involves offering four year degrees through multiple forms of course delivery and learning, such as two-way video delivery (videoconferencing) and online learning (Blackboard or similar course management system). Qualified candidate should demonstrate a commitment to distance, online and tradition learning environments.
Review of credentials will begin November 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. The University of South Carolina requires individuals to apply online for all job vacancies. You may access the USC Jobs Online Employment site at http://uscjobs.sc.edu. As part of the online process, an application letter (which should include philosophy of teaching and professional goals and interests), vita, three current letters of recommendation and copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, must be attached to the online application form. If you have any questions about the application procedures, please contact Dr. David Decker, Division of Humanities, Social Science and Education at (803) 938-3773 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Foreign nations should indicate current US immigration status. USC Sumter is an AA/EOE. USC Sumter, 200 Miller Road, Sumter, SC 29150-2498.
David Decker, Chair of History Search Committee
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies