Pittsburg State University, History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
World History – Africa/Middle East
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kansas, United States|
Position Description: The Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences at Pittsburg State University invites applications for a Full Time Temporary Instructor (non-tenure track) in World History, with a preference in Africa/Middle East History beginning August 2021. The normal teaching load is four classes (12 hours) each semester. PhD required, but ABD will be considered. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and three letters of recommendation required.
Pittsburg State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment will require a criminal background check and is contingent on funding. Available: August 2021.
- PhD required, ABD considered.
Effective oral and written communication skills required
Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to applicants with a field in African Diaspora.
An active research agenda and a strong commitment to undergraduate education is desired.
An interest in Latin America is desirable but not required.
Documented effective undergraduate instruction desired; graduate instruction experience preferred.
Experience in student advisement desired.
Responsibilities: Teach World History survey courses and upper-division courses in areas of specialization in online and face-to-face formats; participation in the department’s online History MA program; academic advisement; and participate in appropriate service activities expected of a Pittsburg State University faculty member. Participate in long range planning and curriculum development for the department.
Salary and Rank: Rank: Instructor. Salary: $44,000.
Department: The Department of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, located in the College of Arts & Sciences, offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in History. Candidates with vision and enthusiasm are encouraged to apply to help establish and build the program.
University: Pittsburg State University is a fully accredited state university with more than 200 undergraduate and master’s degree programs. Located in southeastern Kansas with an enrollment of approximately 6,400 students annually. The institution has colleges in the fields of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, and Technology. For more information see: http://www.pittstate.edu. Pittsburg has a population of approximately 21,000 residents is located in southeast Kansas, about thirty miles from Joplin, Missouri, which has a metropolitan area population of about 174,000 residents. Kansas City is located 120 miles north; Tulsa, Oklahoma is 125 miles southwest; Wichita is 160 miles west; and Springfield, Missouri is 95 miles east. Air travel is through Joplin Regional Airport, NW Arkansas Regional Airport, Springfield Airport, or Kansas City International Airport. For more information see: http://www.pittks.org.
Electronic submissions only: See https://www.pittstate.edu/hr/jobs/index.html. For more information, call Dr. Christopher Childers at (620) 235-4325.
Application deadline for first consideration is March 1, 2021. Applications accepted until the position is filled.
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies