History of the Ancient World, Assistant Professor-in-Residence
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The Department of History of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, invites applications for an Assistant Professor-in-Residence in Ancient World history beginning August 2022. We welcome applications from candidates with any geographic, linguistic or temporal area of interest in the Ancient World. We anticipate that the successful candidate will teach existing courses on classical Greek and Roman civilization, as well as surveys in the world history sequence. The candidate should also be prepared to propose new courses on other regions and societies of the Ancient World and on broader historical themes and methods in the candidate’s area of specialization. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose interests and experiences would prepare them to teach on archeology, digital methods, material culture, museology, textual analysis or other areas that would complement our undergraduate and graduate programs, which include North American and Comparative World History (BA and MA); Public History (BA, MA); and Cultural History (Ph.D.). More information about the Department’s programs, faculty and students is available at http://history.unlv.edu. This position is a teaching-intensive, full-time, career-track appointment and offers an opportunity for a scholar with a primary interest in curriculum development and instruction. The position carries full status as a faculty member in the Department and the opportunity for appointment to the Graduate Faculty and promotion in rank. Promotion standards will prioritize instruction, curriculum development, student advising, and service related to instruction. As a faculty member in residence, the incumbent would typically be assigned to teach 12 credit hours per semester but may receive reassigned time with approval of the chair and dean.
This position requires a Ph.D. in History, Classics, Archeology, Near East Studies or an allied discipline from a regionally accredited college or university (or the equivalent from an international institution), candidates who are in ABD status will be considered, Ph.D. must be completed prior to state date. Demonstrated preparation to teach lower division and upper division courses, as described above. Preferred qualification experience teaching at the post-secondary level in one or more of the above-noted fields. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment. Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding. Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualification and a teaching statement highlighting the candidate’s experience, and commitment to teaching effectiveness in the discipline of History, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted, (We will notify candidates prior to contacting references). Application materials should emphasize how the candidate will approach teaching Ancient World History at a Minority-Serving Institution with a high proportion of non-traditional and first-generation college students. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on December 1, 2021 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Dr. Gregory Brown, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted online as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Human Resources at (702) 895-3504 or UNLVJobs@unlv.edu.
The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment. UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Due to the current health and safety emergency declaration, anyone hired must receive a complete (and verified) COVID-19 vaccination series or an approved medical or religious waiver request as a term and condition of employment prior to any start date at any Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institution.
|Primary Category:||Ancient History