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Assistant Professor/of Asian and World History/Tenure Track

Employer
Northern Michigan University
Location
Marquette, MI 49855

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Arts & Humanities, History & Classics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job no: 493661
Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-College of Arts and Sciences

Position Title:Assistant Professor/Tenure TrackDepartment:HistoryTerm of Assignment:Tenure TrackTerm End Date, If Applicable: FLSA Status: Exempt = not eligible for overtimeWork Schedule: Salary:CompetitiveTravel:No travelBrief Statement of DutiesBrief Statement of Duties:Course load will be 12 credits per semester (the typical course is 4 credits). Teaching responsibilities include both halves of the World History survey, HS 130: Globalization and You, History of Asia, historical methodology and historiography, and courses developed in the candidate's specialty. This is a campus-based position.Minimum QualificationsRequired Education:Doctorate or equivalent terminal degreeDiscipline / Degree Area:Asian History or Asian StudiesRequired Specialized Training/Certifications:Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in hand by start of appointment in August of 2022.Required Minimum Work Experience:Record of effective college teaching and evidence of a research agenda.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, or Attributes Required for Satisfactory Performance of the Position Duties:Ability to effectively teach Asian and World history.
Ability to work well with the instructional team, including but not limited to fellow instructors.
Effective oral and written communications skills
Commitment to undergraduate education and demonstrated effectiveness [excellence] in teaching.
Ability to develop and deliver curriculum

Additional Desirable QualificationsAdditional Desirable Qualifications:A pre-modern field of specialization, experience with innovative pedagogies, the ability to teach courses in at least one of the following areas: environmental history, gender history, or religious history.OtherSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Applicant materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, CV and unofficial transcripts.Contact Information:
Chet DeFonso - Chair, [email protected]Equal Employment Opportunity:NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Nov 05 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Dec 10 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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Working at Northern Michigan University

Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan, is a dynamic four-year, public, comprehensive university that has grown its reputation based on its award-winning leadership programs, cutting-edge technology initiatives and nationally recognized academic programs.

Northern Michigan has a population of about 7,900 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers over 170 degree programs, including 25 graduate programs. More than 75 percent of NMU's 300-plus full-time faculty members have doctorates or the highest degree in their fields, and a hallmark of the NMU experience is that full-time faculty members teach at all levels - freshmen through graduate courses. NMU’s 1,100 employees view helping students succeed as not only a university priority, but a personal goal.

Mission

Northern Michigan University’s distinctive academic and career programs are nurtured by exceptional teaching and extensive opportunities for scholarship, creativity and engagement. Our supportive, connected community empowers students, graduates, faculty and staff to contribute to a diverse and sustainable world.

Vision

Northern Michigan University promotes an active environment to foster strong minds and bodies, inspires innovation and inclusion through community engagement, and develops leaders capable of local and global impact.

Working at NMU

Northern Michigan University prides itself on the knowledge, skills and real-world experiences that faculty and staff bring to campus. This process begins with attracting and selecting quality candidates. Our faculty, staff, and student employees have always combined to form a very special community here at Northern. One that works together with a common goal in mind: to provide a quality education and supportive environment for our students.

Have questions about working at Northern? Visit nmu.edu/hr/employment to learn more.

Diversity Statement: Northern Michigan University strives to be an inclusive community where differences are recognized as assets of the institution, respected attributes of the person and a valuable part of the university experience.

Inclusion is one of Northern’s seven core values. The inclusion value states: Northern is a safe and welcoming place. We aspire to learn from and encourage each other as global citizens, neighbors, colleagues and family. We desire to be a role model in embracing all types of diversity and diverse points of view, engaging in civil society and governance, protecting human rights and promoting social justice.

Our other core values include community, rigor, environment, connection, opportunity and innovation.

The NMU President’s Committee on Diversity is represented by 25 students, faculty and staff. The committee is charged with the six following tasks:

1) To create and implement action plans to promote diversity within the framework of the university’s mission and strategic plan.
2) To identify, evaluate, and respond to diversity issues.
3) To identify, plan, and support activities that will encourage, promote, and recognize diversity on campus.
4) To evaluate the effectiveness of the Committee’s efforts and make adjustments to continually improve, including if necessary, recommending changes to the Committee’s charge.
5) To direct the President’s attention to issues regarding diversity on campus and in the surrounding communities.
6) To submit a report that enumerates and evaluates the Committee’s activities and makes recommendations, including recommendations regarding resource allocation, to the President by June 1 each year.

There are many Northern Michigan University units and departments that work to cultivate diversity efforts. These departments include the President’s Office, Equal Opportunity Office, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Center for Student Enrichment, Multicultural Education and Resources Center, Center for Native American Studies, and International Programs.

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