Department of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
Tenure-Track Position in History
Gallaudet University, College of Arts & Sciences
Position contingent upon funding
General Information: The History Program in the Department of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to teach undergraduate courses in History. Specific fields of specialization matching current program needs will be considered, as specified below under “qualifications.” The initial appointment will begin on August 16, 2017. Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) is desirable, but not required. However, applicants who do not know ASL must be willing to learn, and eventually must satisfy the language requirements specified in the university’s Faculty Guidelines. Candidates must demonstrate potential for competence in teaching and scholarship, and be willing to accept service responsibilities. Rank and salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Gallaudet University serves deaf and hard of hearing students from many different backgrounds and seeks to develop a work force that reflects the diversity of its student body. Gallaudet is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively encourages deaf, hard of hearing, members of traditionally underrepresented groups, people with disabilities, women, and veterans to apply for open positions.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or be able to document that they are ABD and close to completing their doctorate in History. Candidates should have a primary field in History with a concentration in Africa, East Asia, South Asia, or Middle East History with a responsibility to teach courses based on their specialization and World Civilization survey courses. Also desirable is the ability to teach World History, Deaf, Digital, and Women’s History. College undergraduate teaching experience is required.
Responsibilities: Candidates should expect to teach introductory level courses in history, as well as upper-level courses in their areas of expertise; teach courses in the General Studies Program (GSR); develop courses for the History and the International Studies Program; engage in scholarly activities and research; and participate in service activities for the program, department, and university.
Application Information: Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application clearly outlining your fit with the job description and requirements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition to this letter, please send your curriculum vitae, official graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Susan Ganz at email@example.com
Dr. Brian Greenwald, Chair, History Search Committee
Department of HPRS, Hall Memorial Building, S-135
800 Florida Ave, NE
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