Arkansas Tech University, History and Political Science
Assistant Professor of History - Non-Western Specialization
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Arkansas, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
About Arkansas Tech:
Founded in 1909, Arkansas Tech is a comprehensive public higher education institution, maintaining regional accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and classification as a Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) level III institution. The Russellville campus, located in the scenic Arkansas River Valley between the Ozark and Ouachita Mountains, is just one hour from the capital city of Little Rock and boasts a charming blend of historic and modern architecture, including beautiful grounds and greenery. Offering over 100 undergraduate and more than 25 graduate degree programs across seven academic colleges and two campuses, Arkansas Tech strives to provide a solid educational foundation for life-long learning to a diverse community. For more information about Arkansas Tech University and the surrounding community, please visit our website at www.atu.edu/hr to find our “Live Here” informational resource
Assistant Professor of History with non-Western specialization. This is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of History and Political Science within the College of Arts and Humanities. Arkansas Tech is a mid-sized liberal arts university emphasizing teaching (4/4 load) and undergraduate education. Departmental undergraduate programs include B.A. in History, Public History, Social Studies Education, Political Science, International Studies, and Cultural and Geospatial Studies. The department also offers a M.A. in History and supports the Master of Liberal Arts program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop, teach and assess undergraduate and graduate History courses in-class, online, and mixed modality.
Effectively advise and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Engage students in high impact learning practices.
Develop and maintain a significant and sustainable scholarship agenda.
Contribute departmental, college, university, and professional service to the university, community and state.
Engage in assessment and continuous improvement of courses.
Perform other duties assigned by the Department Head.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and a history of working effectively with colleagues
Ph.D (or ABD with expected completion date by August 15, 2022)
Experience teaching online courses
Evidence of peer-reviewed, original scholarship
Preference may be given to candidates with specialties in Modern Africa, Modern Middle East, or Modern Asia.
Preference may be given to candidates with the ability to teach classes in an aspect of Public History or Digital Humanities.
Candidates should provide evidence of or potential for fostering an inclusive environment for diverse populations.
Work Location, Environment, and Physical Demands:
What to Submit:
Letter of application, curriculum vita, names of three references, copies of transcripts
To be considered for the Assistant Professor of History position, all applications must be received and processed through our applicant tracking system Cornerstone prior to the closing date on March 15, 2022. Please go to https://atu.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=1&c=atu to apply now.
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.
Dr. Aaron McArthur
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies