Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Non-Tenure Track Faculty|
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic institution of higher education, enrolling nearly 4,000 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, and staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum, and professional programs, Saint Rose serves four-year, transfer and graduate students in undergraduate, graduate degree and advanced certificate programs in four academic schools: Arts and Humanities; Business; Education; and Mathematics and Sciences. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation.
Guided by the values of our founders, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
The College of Saint Rose invites applications and nominations for a Visiting Assistant Professor of History in Asian History, beginning August 2018. This is a one-year appointment, beginning in August 2018 and continuing through May 2019.
Responsibilities will include teaching 12 credits per semester of undergraduate courses in field as well as East Asia surveys (3:3 load), engaging in scholarship, and attending internal and external events applicable to the College and your academic discipline.
The Department of History and Political Science supports the cause of human freedom, equality, and dignity. We are a community of scholars committed to seeking truth, producing knowledge, and advancing the education of students dedicated to those pursuits. Our mission is to teach departmental majors to critically examine the forces behind historical change, international engagement, and institutional development, to foster in them an understanding of the diverse historical actors, events, belief systems, material realities, different perspectives, and cultural values that have shaped the world we live in. We are devoted to analyzing the historical processes and events that have produced change and continue to inform its future course, always with a view toward the potential moral and human implications of the pursuit of knowledge and its many possible applications.
The School of Arts and Humanities fosters the values of The College of Saint Rose by integrating theoretical exploration with practical application, critical inquiry with creative discovery, and intellectual curiosity with imaginative possibility. Examining the rich legacy of human expression across time and cultures prepares our students to participate as active citizens in a global age and equips them to leverage and employ humanistic traditions as a cornerstone for developing innovative approaches to emerging realities. Our students are uniquely positioned to address society's challenges that traverse disciplinary boundaries.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in History, a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and superior written and oral communication skills.
Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Chinese History.
Candidate reviews will begin immediately.
In addition to a competitive salary, compensation includes comprehensive health and dental benefits, generous time off, a tuition remission plan for employees and eligible dependents, a 403b based retirement plan and wellness programs including the use of our fitness center.
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or any other condition established by law.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Chinese History / Studies