Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern European History
The Department of History at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position for the Fall 2017 semester.
Posting Date: May 17, 2017
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit: https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-January-2017.pdf or http://www.suny.edu/benefits/
Date of Appointment: August 2017
Description of Responsibilities: Will have a 12-credit teaching load including broad surveys of modern World history and an upper-division course on World War II.
In addition, this position will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.
Required Qualifications: ABD in European History, with expertise in Modern European history, 19th century to the present (excluding Russia).
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in European History
To Apply: Submit a letter of application addressing teaching qualifications, a copy of unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references to:
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Dr. Frank J. Byrne, Department Chair
Official transcripts are required prior to hiring. Files must be complete to be considered.
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
Description of Department: The Department of History is a student-centered department of teacher-scholars whose mission is to advance, integrate, apply, and transform scholarship through teaching, research, and community service. Its faculty are committed to preparing our students to be culturally competent in the global community. The department has an undergraduate program that involves approximately 125 majors, and a master program that enrolls about 15 students. In addition, the department plays an active role in supporting the university’s general education and many interdisciplinary programs.
Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.
Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at www.oswego.edu.
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