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Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until January 5, 2018. Submit evidence of research and teaching experience along with an ETSU application, personal letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation through https://jobs.etsu.edu. Recommendation letters may also be submitted to Dr. Daryl Carter, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, East Tennessee State University, Box 70672, Johnson City, TN 37614-1709 email: carterda@etsu.edu. AA/EOE. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Position contingent on funding.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor
Department History - 21400
Pay Grade 1
Job Category Faculty
Job Summary

African Historian: Teach the World History survey course, and appropriate upper-division courses and graduate courses in areas of specialization; chair M.A. thesis committee; maintain an active record of research, publication, and other scholarly endeavors; and participate actively in departmental, college, and university service.
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in African history, preferably with a minor field in European history (France, but others will be considered); a record of and/or potential for excellence in teaching, research/scholarly activity; ability to teach historical methods. Ph.D. required by start date. The position carries the expectation of committee work, service, and a record of research in order to secure tenure. The Department encourages applications from women and members of minority groups.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in History with a specialization in African World/World History/European History (World is preferred; European fields will be considered); a record of and/or potential for excellence in teaching, research/scholarly activity, and service; training and/or experience in teaching social studies at the secondary level.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2018, along with clear evidence of teaching effectiveness and an active research agenda.

Advanced ABDs will be considered, but must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2018

Preferred Qualifications

Training and/or experience in teaching, World History Survey, African History/Historical Methods, preferred.

Salary $52,000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00104P
Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No
Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No
Open Date 10/27/2017
Close Date 01/05/2018
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until January 5, 2018. Submit evidence of research and teaching experience along with an ETSU application, personal letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation through https://jobs.etsu.edu. Recommendation letters may also be submitted to Dr. Daryl Carter, Search Committee Chair, Department of History, East Tennessee State University, Box 70672, Johnson City, TN 37614-1709 email: carterda@etsu.edu. AA/EOE. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Position contingent on funding.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Evidence of Teaching Excellence
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Certifications
  3. Philosophy of Leadership
  4. Vision Statement