Mississippi University for Women, History, Political Science, and Geography
Assistant Professor of History or Geography + Secondary Social Studies Education
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Mississippi, United States|
The Department of History, Political Science, and Geography at the Mississippi University for Women seeks a tenure-track assistant professor, to begin August 2013, to oversee the department's "Class A" secondary social studies teacher certification program, which is linked to major programs in History (BA) and Social Sciences (BA and BS). The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications: a graduate degree in History or Geography(specialty open); appropriate course work or graduate degree in a complementary Education field; and teaching experience in history/social studies at the secondary level. At least one of the degrees earned should be a Ph.D. The position's regular teaching responsibilities include: lower- and upper-division courses in History or Geography; HIS 410 (Methods and Materials in Secondary History and Social Studies); and the social studies section of ED 409 (Observation and Directed Teaching in Secondary Education Grades 7-12). The load is 4-4, with opportunities for overloads and summer teaching. The person holding the position will be responsible for assessing the University's secondary social studies teacher certification program in support of NCATE/CAEP accreditation. Additional duties may be assigned through membership in MUW's teacher education faculty. Deadline for applications is January 1, 2013, with semi-finalists selected for phone interviews in the winter and finalists invited for campus interviews by early spring. Please limit application materials to the following: letter of professional interest; curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; statement of teaching philosophy (including secondary teacher education philosophy); and three academic letters of recommendation. Submit application materials to MUW's Office of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 1100 College Street MUW-1609, Columbus, MS 39701. AA/EOE
Dr. Brian Anderson, Chair of the Department of History, Political Science, and Geography, at email@example.com .
|Primary Category:||History Education
|Secondary Categories:||Social Sciences