Assistant Professor, History (Modern Middle East and/or Modern Africa)

Posting Details

Position Information

Proposed Rank/Hiring Title Assistant Professor, History (Modern Middle East and/or Modern Africa)
Department History
Proposed Hiring Contract Type Tenure Track
Non-Tenure Track End Date
Appointment Percent 100%
Months per Year 9 months
Job Summary

The History Department at Gonzaga University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in fall of 2018. We seek a teacher-scholar of the Modern Middle East and/or Modern Africa (1800 to present) with experience teaching History of World Civilization II. Preference given to candidates who can contribute to interdisciplinary programs, such as International Studies, Women and Gender Studies, Environmental Studies, Art History or Religious Studies. We are searching for candidates who will also contribute to College of Arts and Sciences initiatives, such as Public Humanities, Digital Humanities, and undergraduate research and inquiry. All faculty in the department share responsibilities for teaching lower-division survey courses as well as upper-division courses in area of expertise. The teaching load is 9 credits per semester.

Essential Functions
Minimum Qualifications

• Ph.D. in History, with specialty in the Modern Middle East or Modern Africa. ABD considered, with the expectation the candidate will have the degree in hand by August 1, 2018
• Evidence of teaching effectiveness at the college level.
• Evidence of active research program.

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 08/01/2017
Close Date 10/16/2017
Open Until Filled No
Application Review Begins on
Hiring Salary
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please visit our website at . Applicants must complete an online application and electronically submit a (1) cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a two-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) three letters of reference. Gonzaga University values its tradition of excellence in undergraduate eduction and the successful candidate will provide evidence of potential for a successful career in the profession. Candidates should provide strong evidence of teaching excellence and the commitment to scholarship. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Robert Donnelly, Chair, History Department, Position closes on October 16, 2017, midnight, PST. For assistance with your online application, call Human Resources at 509.313.5996.

EEO Statement

Gonzaga University is a Jesuit, Catholic, humanistic institution, and is therefore interested in candidates who will contribute to its distinctive mission. Gonzaga University is a committed EEO/AA employer and diversity candidates are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their disability status and/or protected veteran status.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents