Jan 05, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Number: 00000914

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The History Department is a diverse group of scholars covering many areas of specialization. We pride ourselves on outstanding teaching. We offer small classes that allow a great deal of individual attention. In addition, our faculty advisors offer close contact and personal attention to each student. The History major is a place to get a "small college" education in a big state university. The department of thirty-two professors has about three hundred fifty majors in three undergraduate programs;the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Arts with a Teacher Education Concentration, and the Bachelor of Sciences. All programs offer a great deal of student choice in courses and electives, allowing the pursuit of either a broad educational experience or a focused study. Our 80 student graduate program offers three distinct degrees: the M.A. in History, the M.A. in Public History, and the PhD in Public History, all offering a strong foundation in traditional history.

Essential Job Duties: Chinese History: The Department of History at North Carolina State University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in the history of China to begin August 2018. Period and area of specialization are open. Candidates will be expected to teach survey courses in Chinese and Asian history and upper-level and graduate courses in their area(s) of expertise, as well as to assume responsibility for core departmental offerings and participate actively in our growing graduate program. Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand by July 1, 2018.

Minimum Education/Experience: PhD in History or a relevant field in the Humanities or Social Sciences, or ABD with confirmed plans to defend the dissertation within the next year.

Department Required Skills: Evidence of excellence in teaching. Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: The successful candidate preferably will have experience teaching at a level commensurate with the rank at which they will be hired. A record of scholarship, including a history of publication, commensurate with the rank at which they will be hired.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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