Central Connecticut State University, History
One-year, emergency appointment at the Assistant Professor rank to teach courses in the history of the Middle East
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
Central Connecticut State University seeks a one-year, emergency appointment at the Assistant Professor rank to teach courses in the history of the Middle East.
- Specialization in Early Modern or Modern Middle East
- ABD or Ph.D. in History or related discipline, with specialization in the area above
- Ability to teach the second half of the World History survey, a survey of the modern Middle East, and advanced courses appropriate to area of expertise
- Evidence of potential for university teaching effectiveness
- Commitment to serving culturally, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities.
- Demonstrated proficiency in a language appropriate to the field.
The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State University System, and part of the CONNSCU state community college and university system. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students – 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our departmental web site at http://www.history.ccsu.edu.
The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive of the state capital, Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Art and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately 2 hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.
Application & Appointment: Review of applications will begin on December 17 and continue until March 15, 2013, or until the position is filled. Three letters of recommendation and official transcripts, a letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position, a C.V. and evidence for potential teaching effectiveness, such as sample syllabi, teaching philosophy, or evaluations are required. The position comes with medical and pension benefits. All faculty are covered by the CSU-AAUP collective bargaining agreement.
For more information contact Dr. Katherine Hermes at firstname.lastname@example.org(best form of contact) or (860) 832-2818; TTY users call (860) 832-1954. All materials should be sent in hard copy by USPS to Dr. Katherine Hermes, Department of History, Central Connecticut State University, 1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050.
|Primary Category:||Middle East History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Islamic History / Studies