Gallaudet University, History Program, Department of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
Tenure Track Assistant Professor; History of Asia, Africa, or the Middle East
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||District of Columbia, United States|
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. A variety of specific fields matching current program needs will be considered, as specified below under “qualifications.” The initial appointment will begin on August 16, 2013. Position is contingent on funding. Fluency in American Sign Language is highly 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 workforce 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 the Ph. D. or be able to document that they are close to completing a Ph. D. in History. Field of concentration is open, however a strong preference will be shown to candidates with a primary field in the History of Africa, Asia, or the Middle-East. Also desirable is the ability to teach women’s history, and the ability to teach the history of a second non-Western geographical area (excluding Latin America), and/or geography. College undergraduate teaching experience required. Candidates should show a strong commitment to students; quality teaching and advising. In addition to teaching undergraduate History courses in his or her fields, the successful candidate must be willing to teach in the interdisciplinary General Studies program.
Responsibilities:Candidates should expect to teach introductory-level courses in history, as well as upper-level courses in his or her areas of expertise, and to participate in the University’s interdisciplinary General Studies program, and potentially to develop courses in other areas of History as needed by the program; to engage in scholarly activities and research; and to participate in service activities for the program, department, and university.
Review of applications begins immediately 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:
Dr. Barry H. Bergen, Chair
History Search Committee
Department of History, Philosophy, Religion, and Sociology
S-235 Hall Memorial Building
800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002
|Primary Category:||East Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies