Longwood University, Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy
Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
Assistant Professor of History
Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy
Full-time, Tenure-track, Instructional Faculty
Longwood University, a historic public liberal arts institution and host of the 2016 U.S. Vice Presidential Debate, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in American History (#F0031) to begin August 2019.
The successful candidate will be expected to offer classes in our Public History concentration, including Introduction to Public History, Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, as well as the development of other classes to support the concentration. Ability to teach Archival Management a plus. In addition the successful candidate will teach sections of our two-part American History survey, which is part of Longwood’s new Civitae Core Curriculum, as well as upper level history classes with preferred subjects being in American Colonial, American Indian, African American, and/or Latino Studies. An active research agenda, including working with undergraduate students, is expected. A completed Ph.D. in History is strongly preferred. Well-qualified ABD candidates will be considered but must be on track to have all degree requirements completed by August 2019.
A comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts foundation, Longwood has a distinctive mission to develop citizen leaders who are prepared to make positive contributions to the common good of society. Founded in 1839, Longwood is the third-oldest public university in Virginia and is part of the proud tradition of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Roughly one hour’s drive from Charlottesville, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Longwood is located in the historic two-college community of Farmville. Longwood currently has more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students and more than 34,000 alumni. It maintains affiliations with the neighboring Robert Russa Moton Museum of civil rights history and the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, a nationally accredited university art museum. A member of the Big South Conference, Longwood competes at the NCAA Division I level.
Salary will be commensurate with credentials and experience. Commonwealth of Virginia benefits accompany this position. A successful criminal background investigation is required.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email a single PDF attachment that includes a letter of application suggesting courses that you could offer, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, statement of teaching interests and philosophy that includes how the candidate serves diverse populations in the classroom, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including syllabi and course evaluations), and names and contact details of three professional references (indicate Position #F0031 in the subject line) to:
Please submit a “Release of Information Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-]resources/solomon/RELEASE_form04.05.doc), and “EEO Data Collection Form” (http://solomon.longwood.edu/media/human-resources/solomon/EEOFormrevJuly2012.pdf). The EEO form is voluntary. Please indicate Position #F0031 and submit documents to:
201 High Street
Farmville, VA 23909
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Longwood University will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodations to applicants in need of accommodations in order to provide access to the application and/or interview process. You are not required to note the presence of a disability on your application. If, however, you require accommodations in the application and/or interview process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 434-395-2074 or email@example.com.
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A diversified workforce is an important part of our strategic plan. EOE/AA (10-25-2018)
|Primary Category:||Public History
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
American History / Studies
Chicana/o History / Studies