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History: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2019

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Position Statement:


~~Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.



Position Title:
History: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Fall 2019


Job Category:
Faculty

Department:
History - 1010100

Division:
Academic Affairs

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, Unofficial Transcript 1, Unofficial Transcript 2
Description:


GGC invites applicants for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor starting August 1, 2019. We seek a specialist whose focus is the transnational history of North America, broadly construed to include the ability to teach courses in at least one of the following areas: greater Mexico and the Spanish borderlands, Canada, the Caribbean, the American immigrant experience, the history of Latinx in the US, or a closely related field. Additionally, all successful candidates will be expected to teach both halves of the general-education US history sequence, as well as survey courses in world history.

In addition to teaching, applicants are expected to actively participate in scholarly activities, extensive student engagement and to contribute in the area of service to the college and community. Advising and mentoring are expected of all faculty. In accordance with Board of Regents Policy governing GGC faculty, successful applicants will be eligible to receive five- or three-year renewable appointments. Traditional one year appointments may also be approved. For more information about our college, please visit our website at www.ggc.edu.

Salary

Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.



Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


Minimum
  • Ph.D. in history.
  • Specialty in Transnational History of North America
  • Candidates should have at least 18 graduate hours in history courses.
  • Ability to teach World History and/or US History surveys as well as courses within this specialty.


Preferred

Specialists with an ability to teach courses in one or more of the following geographical specializations (Period of specialization is open):
  • Greater Mexico and the Spanish Borderlands
  • Canada
  • The Caribbean
  • The American Immigrant Experience
  • Latinx in the US




Position Disclosure:


Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.



Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends).

Position Status:
Full-Time

FLSA:
Exempt

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Job No:
Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 1/5/2019
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