The Marywood University Department of Social Sciences seeks an Assistant Professor in American History (colonial, revolutionary, and civil war period) for a tenure-track appointment beginning August 2014.
Teaching responsibilities include surveys in US history to 1865 and US history since 1865 and upper level specialty courses in area of specialization. Thematic areas might include digital history, environmental history, immigration and labor history, economic history or other areas of teaching and research that complement the existing offerings. Comparative and transatlantic perspectives are also welcome. Ability to teach in the area of economic history, although not required, would be a plus.
Marywood University is a comprehensive Catholic university sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, located in northeastern Pennsylvania and easily accessible to Philadelphia, New York City, and the Pocono Mountains. Additional information about Marywood University is available at www.marywood.edu.
Ph.D. required by the time of appointment. Applicants must provide evidence of scholarly potential as well as commitment to and success in teaching.
Work Experience Requirements:
Applicants with prior college teaching experience are preferred. Student advisement, commitment to scholarly activities, and participation in university, professional, and community service are expected.
Please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information of three references by email as separate PDF documents to Dr. Alexander Vari, Chair, Department of Social Sciences, at email@example.com. Review of candidates will begin December 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
Marywood University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.
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