VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

 

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Position:                      VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY

Salary and Rank:       COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

Division:                     COLLEGE OF ARTS & LETTERS

Department:              SOCIAL AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

Opening Date:            AUGUST 21, 2012

Closing Date:             OPEN UNTIL FILLED

**This visiting appointment, with strong possibility for renewal, begins no sooner than January 2013.

Responsibilities:  The successful applicant will be required to teach four courses per semester from the following possible fields: African-American history from the colonial period to the present, U.S. history, World Civilization I and II, as well as core courses in Public History including supervision of internships.  Additional responsibilities include advising, serving on University and departmental committees, performing community service, writing grants, conducting research and performing other duties as required in support of organizational goals.

Qualifications:  An earned doctorate, ideally, and a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching.  Those with training in public history are strongly encouraged to apply.  Demonstrated experience with online or hybrid course instruction is expected.  Likewise, a readiness to embrace pedagogies that deeply engage students together with a commitment to diversity are both essential.

Application:     Send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, sample syllabi, unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended (official transcripts will be required of all finalists), and three letters of recommendation describing the applicant’s teaching and research skills to:

 

Brian Madison Jones, Ph. D.

Program Coordinator of History

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Johnson C. Smith Universtiy

100 Beatties Ford Road

Charlotte, NC 28216

aasearch@jcmail.jcsu.edu or fax to (704) 330-1494

 

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Date Posted: 8/21/2012 4:23 pm