Western Carolina University, History Department
Assistant Professor, Latin American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||North Carolina, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
Tenure-track appointment to begin in the 2016-2017 academic year. Ph.D. in hand from accredited institution in History preferred; ABD considered.
Will teach courses in Latin American history, areas of specialization, and World History surveys. Preference for subfield that complements current department offerings. All full-time faculty in our department teach lower-level liberal studies courses, upper-level/graduate courses, and play significant roles in implementing the university’s Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).
Western Carolina University is a 10,000 student campus in the University of North Carolina system that offers 120 areas of study for undergraduates and more than 50 graduate-level programs. WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, the stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement. WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship. The campus is located in a beautiful mountain setting between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina, and only minutes from Cherokee, NC and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.wcu.edu (Position #002333). Online submissions must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and a list of three references with full contact information. In addition, please submit three letters of reference and sample teaching materials to Dr. Alex Macaulay, History Department, 225 McKee, 286 Central Drive, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 28723.
Review of applications will begin November 13, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. Final candidates for employment are subject to criminal background checks.
For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Alex Macaulay at 828-227-3497.