University of Wisconsin - Colleges, History
Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
~~ University of Wisconsin Colleges
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-ROCK COUNTY
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY
The Department of History of the University of Wisconsin Colleges invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor with the training necessary to teach surveys in Western Civilization and World History to start in the fall 2016.
THE CAMPUS: The growing UW-Rock County campus enrolls more than 1100 students and is located on 50 rolling acres on the southwest side of Wisconsin's City of Parks, Janesville, and includes a new state-of-the-art Engineering Center, library, classrooms and computer labs. With an emphasis on small classes and individualized student attention, UW-Rock County offers outstanding liberal arts education at the freshman-sophomore level. The largest city in the county, Janesville has a small-town feel and, with nearby Beloit and the other smaller Rock County communities, provides ample opportunities for recreation, education and entertainment. In addition, the added convenience of the urban amenities are within easy driving distance in Madison (40 miles), Milwaukee (85 miles), Rockford (30 miles) and Chicago (100 miles). See http://www.rock.uwc.edu/ for more information about the campus and community.
THE INSTITUTION: The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor’s degree. The UW Colleges also offers its own Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses and provides opportunities for its students to earn bachelor’s degrees through a variety of UW collaborative degree programs. Visit www.uwc.edu for more information about the UW Colleges.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The academic year teaching assignment is 24 credits. The ability to incorporate global perspectives into a general history curriculum is essential. The Colleges offers alternative technology enhanced courses and teaching in an alternative delivery mode as part of the 24 credit load (i.e. online and/or hybrid courses) is expected. In addition to freshmen courses in Western Civilizations and World History, additional upper level courses may be offered in European history and fields that broaden the candidate’s expertise beyond Europe to include Ancient or Asian History.
As teacher-scholars, we seek candidates with experience as an instructor of university freshman-sophomore level courses, experience teaching and engaging in diverse population of students, and a commitment to continuing professional development. This tenure-track position requires scholarly activity in the discipline, a commitment to professional development and participation in campus and institutional service. For more information about the University of Wisconsin Colleges History Department please see: http://www.uwc.edu/depts/history/history.
QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD in History with specialization in European or World History and teaching experience in higher education or closely related is required.
APPLICATION: Online application is required and must include the following applications documents: (1) a letter of interest, (2) current vita, (3) one-page teaching philosophy to include how that philosophy influences your broader professional goals, (4) unofficial transcripts, and (5) three current letters of recommendation. If summaries of student evaluations of teaching are available, they should be included with the application. If requested, confidentiality of an applicant can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.
ASSURED CONSIDERATION: Applications will be accepted until the positon is filled. For assured consideration, application with all required application materials must be received no later than December 17th, 2015.
For questions regarding this tenure-track faculty position, please contact Jeff Leigh, Chair, UW Colleges Department of History (email@example.com / 715-261-6276). For technical questions or assistance, please contact the UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159. For all other questions regarding this recruitment, please contact UW Colleges/UW-Extension Office of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org .
OTHER INFORMATION: UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion. We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.” We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.
A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
~~For questions regarding this tenure-track faculty position, please contact Jeff Leigh, Chair, UW Colleges Department of History (email@example.com / 715-261-6276). For technical questions or assistance, please contact the UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159. For all other questions regarding this recruitment, please contact UW Colleges/UW-Extension Office of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org .
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History