VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY
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
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (704) 330-1494
Johnson C. Smith University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran’s status as it relates to student enrollment or hiring.
Date Posted: 8/21/2012 3:23 pm