Working Title: Assistant Professor-History (United States History)
Posting Information: Assistant Professor of American History. Tenure-track appointment for the 2014-2015 academic year.
History PhD in hand from accredited institution preferred; ABD considered.
Candidate will teach North Carolina history. Fields of specialization open but applications from candidates with interest in public history are encouraged. All full-time faculty in our growing department teach freshman/sophomore-level liberal studies courses, upper-level/graduate courses, and play significant roles in implementing the university's Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).
Western Carolina University is a 10,000-student campus in the University of North Carolina system that offers 120 areas of study for undergraduates and more than 50 graduate-level programs. The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools accredits WCU to award baccalaureate, masters, education specialist, and doctoral degrees.
WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, the stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement in our classrooms and communities. The campus is located in the picturesque Cullowhee valley between the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge mountains, 50 miles west of Asheville, North Carolina, and 150 miles northeast of Atlanta.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Ph.D. from an accredited institution in History preferred. ABD considered
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply on-line.
Hard copy applications for position will not be considered; applicants must apply on-line. Attach a current curriculum vitae, a cover sheet, and a list of three references with full contact information.
In addition please submit three letters of reference and sample teaching materials to Dr. Jessie Swigger, Search Committee Chair, Dept. of History, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723.
For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Swigger at 828-227-7243 or email@example.com
Review of applications will begin November 1, and will continue until the position is filled.
Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and conducts criminal background checks.
Western Carolina University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.