St. Peter's University, History
Assistant Professor-Tenure Track Pre-Modern History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Jersey, United States|
The History Department at Saint Peter’s University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in fall of 2019. The Department seeks a candidate whose research and teaching focus on any region in the world prior to 1700, including ancient history. We are searching for an exceptionally gifted teacher/scholar who can translate her or his historical knowledge into engaging classroom experiences. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. and evidence of teaching excellence and a research agenda. The successful applicant will be expected to teach both sections of the core curriculum and electives in his or her area of research. Finally, we invite applications from candidates who share our commitment to educating students to excel intellectually, lead ethically, serve compassionately and promote justice in our ever-changing urban and global environment.
Saint Peter’s is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Established in 1872, Saint Peter’s University blends a unique learning experience for students that is shaped by rigorous academics, internships that provide real-world experience, community service, and a caring community that supports the development of whole student. Serving more than 3500 students in undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs, full-time undergraduate enrollment at Saint Peter’s has grown over 20% in the last five years making it the faster growing independent university in New Jersey. Saint Peter’s was named first among institutions across the nation as the recipient of the 2018 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. For 2019, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Saint Peter’s 12th for “Best Value” in the Regional Universities North Category, making it the best value in New Jersey.
Saint Peter’s main campus is located in Jersey City, the second largest and the most diverse city in New Jersey. The campus is easily accessible by car or public transportation and is minutes from the Journal Square PATH train (via campus shuttle, city bus, taxi, or walking). This station is a major hub connecting Jersey City with Newark and Hoboken, and with New York City, a global center of culture, business, and professional opportunities. Saint Peter’s at the Meadowlands campus is located in Lyndhurst near major highways (New Jersey Turnpike, Routes 3 and 17).
Saint Peter's University is especially interested in recruiting those who can contribute to the university community's desire to increase its diversity, and ensure that faculty, students, and staff members from underrepresented and marginalized populations are an integral part of the life and governance of the institution.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation electronically through the application portal at https://saintpeters.edu/human-resources. Review of applications will begin immediately and the deadline for application is December 22, 2018.
https://saintpeters.edu/human-resources or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ancient History
Early Modern History and Period Studies
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies