Franklin College, History
Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Indiana, United States|
Franklin College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in History, to begin in August 2020. We provide a strong, active, and tailored liberal arts education through small class sizes and intentional relationships between students and their faculty mentors. Located about 20 miles from downtown Indianapolis, we support purposeful and practical academic experiences in and out of the classroom that leverage this location as students pursue personal, intellectual and professional growth. Please see www.FranklinCollege.edu for more details.
This new hire will join the department and the college at a time of exciting change. The historically strong History program is committed to delivering fundamentals needed in the market today through increasingly immersive and hands-on methods of teaching and learning. The College is embarking on a similar initiative campus-wide.
The ideal candidate is a generalist with expertise in European history who can teach an introductory level course on World History since 1750, an upper level course in European history, and courses in their area of specialization. Preference will be given to candidates that can teach the history of colonialism or survey courses in East Asia and/or Africa. Typical teaching load includes 24 semester hours a year and every third year an Immersive Term class in January. Broad service to the college, such as advising and committee work, is also required.
Candidates who can demonstrate a dedication to teaching, the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the College’s continuing commitment to diversity, and a genuine interest in working with undergraduates in a small-college liberal arts setting will be given preference. PhD or ABD is required for candidates; doctorate will be required for tenure. College-level teaching experience is preferred.
Evaluation of applications will begin September 16, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Meredith Clark-Wiltz, search chair, at mclark-wiltz@FranklinCollege.edu. Applicants should submit a complete application (including letter of application, vita, three current letters of recommendation with contact information, and a sample of student evaluations) via the application link – Franklin College Faculty Application.
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|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
East Asian History / Studies