School/Department: Department of History
Primary Location: Macon
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Middle Georgia State University was formed through the consolidation of Macon
State College and Middle Georgia College in 2012. Serving over 8,000 students,
the University encompasses all five campuses of the prior two institutions
with campuses in Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, Macon, and Warner Robins. Annual
tuition and fees make it the most affordable public university in the state of
Georgia. Middle Georgia State University is accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate,
baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral degrees. Middle Georgia State University
educates and graduates inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and
careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative
partnerships and community engagement.
JOB SUMMARY: Middle Georgia State University (MGA) is seeking a
candidate for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of History (Public History;
American History) in the Department of History in the School of Arts and
Letters. This position involves teaching, scholarship, and service. Teaching
responsibilities involves teaching a 4/4 course load, scholarship, student
advisement, and service. Teaching responsibilities will include day and/or
evening courses, online and/or hybrid courses, and video-conference classes.
Travel among campuses (Cochran, Dublin, Macon, and Warner Robins) may be
required. A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) or
equivalent in History or related discipline for the tenure track line. A
readiness to engage in academic and community service and teach at the
collegiate level with a commitment to student engagement. Evidence of
scholarly promise or achievement (for tenure-track line). Must be able to
teach U.S. History survey courses (U.S. to 1865 and U.S. since 1865) and
upper-level undergraduate courses in Public History, African-American History,
and/or U.S. Gender History.
Professional experience in Public History, prior successful teaching
experience, experience with online and/or hybrid delivery of instruction, and
an interest in and experience to support development of graduate programming
in Public History.
SALARY : Commensurate with education and experience.
APPLICATION DEADLINE : Review of applications will begin immediately.
Position open until filled.
FOR MORE INFORMATION : Contact Dr. Matthew Zimmerman, Chair and Associate
Professor, Department of History at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as one PDF attachment to
email@example.com with the subject line “10018052 Assistant Professor of
History 6.7.2021”. Application materials must include (1) an MGA faculty
application, (2) a letter of interest, (3) a curriculum vitae, (4) a
statement of teaching philosophy, (5) names and contact information of three
references, and (6) unofficial transcripts. Paper application materials will
not be accepted.
Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.