Georgia College & State University, History and Geography
Assistant Professor of Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Georgia, United States|
The Georgia College Department of History and Geography seeks to hire a tenure track assistant professor of Asian history with specialties in China, Japan, India and/or the Indian Ocean World. Desirable thematic sub-fields include religion, migration, gender, environment, and imperialism/colonialism. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research is comparative and/or interdisciplinary. The successful applicant will teach world history survey courses and upper levels in their area of expertise. In addition, they will contribute to the teaching of the department’s historical methodology course, and will have the opportunity to develop an original, topical “Critical Thinking Course” for the core curriculum. The teaching responsibility for this position is 12 contact hours per semester.
All faculty serve as mentors to students as they progress in the curriculum, and develop capstone and thesis projects.
All faculty are required to develop and maintain a research agenda. Travel for professional development purposes is expected. Some travel for scholarly purposes and to attend conferences may be required.
All faculty provide service to the institution.
Hiring preference will be given to faculty who demonstrate an understanding of Georgia College’s Liberal Arts mission, show a demonstrated ability to incorporate diverse perspectives in their classroom, and can work collegially and effectively throughout the university community.
- Terminal Degree in academic teaching discipline.
- Ph.D. in History or Asian Studies with a concentration in history, expected by August 1, 2018.
- Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1. (www.sacscoc.org).
- College-level teaching experience.
To apply for the position, and to read the full position description, visit https://www.gcsujobs.com/. Applications must include a cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 references with contact information. Screening of applications will begin February 12, 2018 and continue until filled.
Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Stephanie Opperman, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Opperman will be attending the American Historical Association Annual Meeting and available to answer questions related to the position there. Email Dr. Opperman for more information.
Georgia College is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without consideration to age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Dr. Stephanie Opperman
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies