The History Department at the United States Naval Academy is seeking applicants to fill tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level in Medieval and Early Modern European History beginning August 2017. USNA is a service academy and top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research.
Successful candidates will be expected to teach the first half of the Naval Academy’s core comparative civilization sequences, as well as upper-level courses in their areas of specialty. The teaching load is 3-3 with small section sizes and two to three preps a year.
- Application review will begin on 13 October 2016 but the positions will remain open until filled. Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing their qualifications and research interests, curriculum vitae, and letters of recommendation to Professor Rick Ruth, Chair of the History Department firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submit a Demographic Information on Applicants Form to email@example.com. Your responses will not be shared with the panel rating the applications or to the official making the selection for this position.
- A Ph.D. in History or closely related field. If currently pursuing degree, then candidates should anticipate completion of degree no later than July 1, 2017.
- While areas of specialization are open, the department is particularly interested in candidates who are prepared to teach the history of women, gender, or race and ethnicity.
- The department is seeking teacher-scholar-mentors committed to inclusive pedagogy, with the experience and expertise to work effectively with a diverse student body and faculty, and who have the potential to produce significant peer-reviewed scholarly publications.
All Civilian Faculty Positions at USNA are subject to a background investigation. These investigations are conducted to ensure that individuals hired are trustworthy, of good conduct, and reliable. More information about the background investigation process can be found at the Academic Dean and Provost’s website here http://www.usna.edu/Academics/Faculty-Information/Background-Investigation-Info.php.
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