Assistant Professor in History

Albertus Magnus College

United States

July 8, 2021

Description

Full-time Assistant Professor Search Number # FAC106 Category Faculty Type Full-Time Campus New Haven

Overview

We are seeking a full-time, equity-minded faculty member to join our History and Political Science Department. This will be someone with a terminal Ph.D. in History, American Studies, or a related field, a passion for innovative teaching strategies, and a commitment to educating a diverse student body. In furtherance of the department's ongoing commitment to diversifying the voices, texts, and subjects of our American History curriculum, our preferred candidate is someone and who is able to develop and teach courses from a transnational perspective addressing trans-Atlantic, Latin American, and Afro- Caribbean narratives and currents of US and global history. The appointment is renewable, starting at the level of assistant professor in August 2021.

The teaching load is 4-4 with classes divided between the history department (¾) and the college's first-year humanities seminar (¼). In addition to the regular teaching load and departmental/college service, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of interdisciplinary programs at the college, an initiative designed to advance our current strategic plan, which emphasizes experiential and interdisciplinary education.

About Albertus Magnus College Albertus Magnus College thrives as a diverse and dynamic institution serving 1,500 students in three distinct degree programs: traditional undergraduate, accelerated adult undergraduate and master's degrees. Through its liberal arts and professional educational offerings and its long- standing excellence in student-centered, values-based education, Albertus Magnus College is a shining example of modern day education. The Albertus campus provides a distinctive environment for students, faculty and staff. The College's 50-acre, park-like campus, within walking distance to downtown New Haven, is located in one of the city's most distinguished residential neighborhoods, Prospect Hill, which features both early 20th century mansions and modern architectural gems. Numerous academic, student services, and athletic facilities grace the campus, which serve as an attraction to prospective students. The Mission Statement of Albertus Magnus College is to provide men and women with an education that promotes the search for truth in all its dimensions and is practical in its application.

Qualifications Candidates for this position should possess an earned doctorate in History or a humanities-based field or discipline related to History and experience teaching at the postsecondary level. Evidence of substantive experience in the promotion of equity in education is greatly preferred.

Knowledge Skills Abilities Area of Study: American History or American Studies. Area of Concentration: African American History/Studies, Latin and Caribbean Studies, or related field.

To Apply Please send a single PDF file that includes a one-page cover letter, current C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and brief descriptions of three courses that might be developed and offered. No other documents are required at this stage. Dossiers should be emailed to hr@albertus.edu. We will begin the selection process starting April 1, 2020.

Albertus Magnus College has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity throughout the College community. Albertus Magnus College is an equal opportunity employer and invites all qualified applicants to consider this opportunity and to apply.

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