Assistant Professor of History - Ancilla College of Marian University

Position Title:

Assistant Professor of History - Ancilla College of Marian University

Job Description:

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, the Department of Global and Cultural Studies at Marian University-Indianapolis seeks qualified applicants for a Full Time Non-Tenure Track faculty member to teach introductory history and civics courses at our new location, Ancilla College at Marian University, in Plymouth, Indiana. This position reports to the Academic Dean at Ancilla regarding day-to-day operations and to the chair of the Department of Global and Cultural Studies at Marian University – Indianapolis for curricular issues, direction in disciplinary development, and academic evaluation.

The successful candidate will promote Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity by fostering student learning through innovative pedagogy, inclusive practices, and impactful research projects across the curriculum. The Department of Global and Cultural Studies at Marian University is a collaborative and growing academic community committed to fostering student engagement, problem solving, and communication. Marian University believes that to grow stronger it is essential to recruit and retain a diverse faculty to build an inclusive community. Thus, we welcome and encourage applications across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, cultures, and national origins.

Marian University is a Catholic, comprehensive, regional institution of higher education dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions and offers a multitude of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. Marian University has been experiencing significant growth over the last decade and is expanding its academic offerings in many areas. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teaching load: 24 credits per academic year (4/4)
  • Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects.
  • Mentor students through advising, research, and internship opportunities.
  • Participate in the life of the campus and university service, including participation in faculty governance and co-curricular programs.
  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • A Masters degree in history is required; however, an earned doctorate in history is strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with students at varying levels of abilities, is required.
  • Evidence of capacity for effective teaching in higher education.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-motivated, collaborative, and able to work independently with colleagues throughout the university and in the community.
  • Demonstrated commitment to multicultural competence, best practices in teaching, high ethical standards, diversity, and community service/engagement.
  • Experience with online education is strongly desired.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of scholarly work (if applicable).

Ancilla College of Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:


Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:




https://www.marian.edu/faith

Posting Number:

P049F

Number of Vacancies:

1

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Please Review Marian University’s Mission & Identity Statement before responding to the supplementary questions on your application:



https://www.marian.edu/faith

Quick Link for Internal Postings:

https://marian.peopleadmin.com/postings/707

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