Assistant Professor, African American History

Employer
University of Scranton
Location
Scranton, Pennsylvania
Posted
Oct 07, 2020
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Elizabeth M. Garcia
Title IX Coordinator
The Office of Equity and Diversity
Institute of Molecular Biology & Medicine, Rm 311
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(570) 941-6645
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University Mission:

The University is a Catholic and Jesuit University animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share in its way of proceeding.  All candidates must indicate how they would help communicate and support the Catholic and Jesuit identity and mission of the University. The University’s mission statement and a description of the history and concepts of the Ignatian teaching philosophy may be found at https://www.scranton.edu/about/jesuit-tradition/index.shtml.

Diversity & Inclusion:

The University of Scranton embraces diversity and inclusion through its mission, Jesuit identity, strategic plans, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity programs. The University of Scranton is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively solicits applications from diverse candidates. Please see our website at https://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/ for our full non-discrimination statement. 

The University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the University; where the environment is welcoming, respectful of freedom of expression and dedicated to social justice, cultural competence and the value of diversity. All applicants are required to provide a statement that indicates their commitment to diversity and inclusion and how this informs their pedagogy.

Primary responsibilities include teaching the U.S. History survey, Race in American History, as well as other courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.

Preference will be given to candidates who specialize in urban history and/or religious history in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but all applications will be considered.

A Ph.D. in History by the time of appointment is required. Teaching experience is preferred.

For full consideration please submit a letter of interest, c.v., and three letters of reference at universityofscrantonjobs.com by October 1, 2020. Initial interviews will occur via Zoom.

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