Assistant Professor - Russian History (Fall 2020)

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Position Title:Assistant Professor - Russian History (Fall 2020) Position Number:10042291 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Dahlonega General Summary:

The Department of History at the University of North Georgia seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Russian History (open period, widely defined). The successful candidate must be fluent in Russian. Additionally, this position will support our Russia-focused study abroad programs. Primary teaching responsibilities will be on the Dahlonega Campus.

Located in the fastest growing region of the State, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates to associate degrees, bachelor’s programs, MA and a profession doctoral program. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university’s signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG’s Dahlonega campus.

Review of applications will begin Oct. 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

For further information or questions, contact Dr. Victoria Hightower, Chair of the Russian History Search Committee at [email protected]

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The course load is 4/4, teaching survey courses and upper division courses in area(s) of specialization.
  • Teach one history course per year in Russian language. ·
  • Responsible for contributing to the department’s MA program
  • Scholarly and service activities are expected, including providing occasional support of the Russian language study abroad program to include assisting in recruiting and travel to Russia in support of the program.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in hand at time of appointment is required
  • Evidence of Russian language fluency
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarly potential and commitment to service.
Anticipated Hire Date:08/01/2020 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants:If you received any graduate degree from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at Employer Information:All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, 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, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.




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Posted: 9/6/2019
Application Due: 11/5/2019
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