Hastings College, History
Faculty Position in History - Tenure Track
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nebraska, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Late August, 2018.
QUALIFICATIONS: Though we will consider candidates who are ABD, preference will be given to those who have completed the Ph.D. and have prior experience teaching at the college level.
THE POSITION: The successful candidate will be able to teach both introductory surveys and upper-level courses in American history. The specific area of specialization is open, but a candidate with an interest in the history of westward expansion, World War II on the homefront, or the Cold War would be best able to make use of the resources available at the college and in the region. We are particularly interested in candidates able to develop innovative classes and to teach beyond their dissertation specialty.
THE DEPARTMENT: The History Department at Hastings College is a three-person department with specialists in American, European, and Latin American history. Approximately 50 students are currently majors or minors in history, and many are working to receive accreditation as secondary school teachers. The Department believes strongly in the liberal arts tradition and encourages its students to explore not only the rich diversity of history but second majors or minors as well. A good number of students pursue advanced degrees in a variety of fields after graduation. While at Hastings, they are also encouraged to participate in internships and fieldwork experience, and the department has entered into relationships with a number of local history museums to accommodate such experiences.
THE COLLEGE: Founded in 1882, Hastings College is an independent, coeducational, Presbyterian-related, national liberal arts college with an enrollment of about 1200 students. The student/faculty ratio is 14/1 The median ACT composite of entering students is about 24.
THE COMMUNITY: Hastings (pop. 25,000) is an attractive residential community in South-Central Nebraska, 100 miles west of Lincoln, and 15 minutes south of Interstate 80. The city enjoys good public and private schools, offers excellent professional and community services, and serves as a cultural center for a large surrounding area.
APPLICATIONS: Candidates who meet the qualifications should send a vita, a personal statement addressing why they want to become a member of the Hastings College faculty, and either (1) an official credential file or (2) unofficial transcripts of all college and university work, as well as three letters of reference to Dr. Gary Johnson, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Hastings College, 710 N. Turner Ave., Hastings, NE 68901. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 402-461-7346. Experienced teachers are also encouraged to submit copies of course syllabi and results of teaching evaluations.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: To be assured full consideration, all materials should be received by November 10, 2017. To find out more about Hastings College please visit our website at www.hastings.edu
HASTINGS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, AND WOMEN AND MEMBERS OF MINORITY GROUPS ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR ALL POSITIONS.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies