Instructor of History (Tenure Track)
The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
Date: February 20, 2019
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Instructor of History (Tenure Track)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Humanities Department /School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will possess the credentials that reflect a high motivation to teach, the ability to assist and instruct students from diverse backgrounds, a commitment to academic excellence, collaborative work ethic, and be current in the discipline of History.
The Department of Humanities seeks a highly motivated candidate committed to student engagement and success, to teach introductory courses in World History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach survey classes in Western Civilization, Modern Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and may be asked to create an Asia survey course. Innovative and knowledgeable individuals who excel at teaching and who bring experience in instructional technology, distance learning, course development, and program/curriculum assessment are encourage to apply. In addition to teaching a 5/5 course load, the successful candidate is expected to stay current in their field of study and participate in departmental and college activities which contribute to student success.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Global or World History (or any field in Other World Civilizations). A minimum of 1 year of experience in college teaching (not including online teaching, or graduate teaching assistant) is also required. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD preferred.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Fall 2019
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $63,570 plus excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please send a curriculum vita, cover letter, copies of graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to: [email protected] Please indicate “Instructor of History (Tenure Track)” in the subject line of the email or mail to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, Administration Building – Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838.