Assistant Professor of History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
The Department of History and Political Science seeks applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of History of the circum-Mediterranean world to 1500. This can include classical and medieval Europe or the Islamic world. The primary qualification for this position is excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities include 12 credit hours of history courses per semester, including World History before 1500 and courses at the intermediate and advanced undergraduate level; breadth of fields is desirable.
The Department of History and Political Science has eleven full-time faculty members who oversee degree programs leading to a B.A. in History, International Studies, Law and Society, and Political Science. The Department also offers courses that serve the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, and Engineering.
The candidate must submit a cover letter, teaching statement, current curriculum vitae, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation that comment on the applicant’s experience and promise as a teacher and scholar.
Applicants must have or expect to receive a Ph.D. in history by the time this appointment begins in August 2020. Official transcripts of all higher education coursework will be required, but unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the initial application. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Excellent fringe benefits including tuition remission for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
Celebrating its Centennial in the year 2019, Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,900 students, including more than 2,600 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.
Western New England University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome candidates whose background may contribute to the further diversification of our community.
To apply to this position please visit http://employment.wne.edu.
Western New England University
|Primary Category:||Classical Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Islamic History / Studies
Medieval and Byzantine History / Studies