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Assistant Professor of History (Tenure-Track)

Employer
Hartwick College
Location
United States

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Arts & Humanities, History & Classics
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

US and the World TT Search, Department of History, Hartwick College

Disciplinary Area: The Department of History at Hartwick College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor starting in August 2024, pending final administrative approval. We seek candidates with expertise in US and the World, with preference given to those with demonstrated teaching experience in modern US history as well as global history or a non-US field. Qualified candidates must have earned a PhD in History by the time of the appointment. Specific teaching assignments will include US History, 1877-Present and Global History, 1750-Present as well as upper-division courses and seminars in the candidates’ fields of expertise.

Teaching load will average 20 semester credit hours or their equivalent per academic year, and all faculty members teach during the College’s distinctive four-week January Term. The successful candidate must be committed to excellent, innovative undergraduate teaching that is equitable and inclusive. Tenure-track faculty are expected to actively engage in scholarly or creative activities. Committee service, including campus wide and departmental governance, and academic advising are expected for re-appointment, tenure, and promotion.

Salary Range: $60,000-62,000

An independent, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 1,100 full-time undergraduates, Hartwick embraces the teacher-scholar model, with emphasis on teaching that aims to build an equitable and inclusive learning environment for all students, including those from historically marginalized groups The College features a curriculum designed to give every student a flexible, individualized learning experience that integrates coursework, co-curricular activities, and work experience to cultivate their distinctive strengths and prepare them for the future.

Hartwick operates as a community of learners where there is a very real sense of belonging and connection, and seeks to recruit, retain, and promote a diverse workforce. By joining Hartwick, you become part of a group of people who work together, share in our successes, and celebrate our accomplishments. All positions at Hartwick contribute to the education and development of students with the opportunity to see the impact on future leaders – what you do at Hartwick really matters.

Our beautiful, 425-acre campus is located in the scenic Susquehanna River valley in Oneonta, NY, near the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick offers health benefits to domestic partners of employees, flexible scheduling, opportunities to engage in athletic and cultural events (concerts, exhibits, and lectures) and tuition benefits for eligible employees and their dependents.

Hartwick College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation/preference and gender identity/expression. Hartwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to broadening “the understanding, awareness, and appreciation of diversity among all members of the Hartwick community”. Women, minorities, and other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Hartwick College is committed to providing a safe and secure educational environment. As such, employment at Hartwick College is contingent upon a successful background check on every new employee. Candidates to whom an offer of employment is made will be required to sign a Release of Information Form authorizing the College to conduct a thorough background check. Evidence of required degree(s), certification(s), and/or license(s) will be required prior to the appointment date.

Hartwick College is committed to a diverse candidate pool, values an inclusive workforce and workplace environment, and wishes to minimize or eliminate the impact of implicit bias during the search and hiring process.
All applicants are asked to submit the following materials with their online applications:
    a cover letter specifying the position you are applying for and addressing teaching philosophy, teaching interests, and research interests, including evidence of teaching and scholarly excellence,a curriculum vitae including contact information for three professional references (these should include a current or former supervisor). This is uploaded into the resume section of our hiring system,a statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity will support Hartwick College’s Diversity Statement,three letters of reference from your academic referees, sent directly by them to [email protected], with the position title and your name in the Subject line

Please note that candidates selected for interviews will be asked to provide a writing sample such as a book chapter, dissertation chapter, or journal article. They are not required at the time of initial application.

Questions about the position may be directed to the search chair, Professor Chad Anderson at [email protected].

Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications received by May 3, 2024.

Visit the following website to apply: https://hartwickcollege.applytojob.com/apply/ks30txrhP5/Assistant-Professor-Of-History-TenureTrack

Organization

Character
Hartwick College is a private liberal arts and sciences college of 1,193 students, located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. Hartwick's expansive curriculum emphasizes an experiential approach to the liberal arts. Through personalized teaching, collaborative research, a distinctive January Term, a wide range of internships, and many study-abroad opportunities, Hartwick ensures that students are prepared for not just their first jobs, but for the world ahead. A Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program and strong financial aid and scholarship offerings keep a Hartwick education affordable.

Campus and Location
Hartwick's beautiful 425-acre campus is located in Oneonta, NY, in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains. The campus literally is built into the side of Oyaron Hill and has a breathtaking view of the Susquehanna River Valley. Our Pine Lake Environmental Campus is eight miles from the main campus. Oneonta has been ranked as a top ten college town in the nation.

Academics
There's lots of food for thought:  Hartwick's top five majors are nursing, business administration, psychology, biology, and criminal justice, and there's so much more to explore. You have access to 45 courses of study, four pre-professional programs, six cooperative programs, and certifications. Hartwick's Three-Year Bachelor's Degree Program is a unique and exciting opportunity allowing qualified students to benefit from our strong liberal arts education and special experiential learning opportunities. More about Hartwick's academic programs.

Study Abroad and Off-Campus Study
Hartwick students travel everywhere, from Italy to India, for January Term, semester-long, or year-long programs. Approximately 60% of Hartwick students study abroad during their undergraduate years, making Hartwick 2nd in the nation among baccalaureate colleges for the percentage of students who study abroad. More about Hartwick's nationally recognized off-campus programs.

Athletics
Hartwick sponsors 18 intercollegiate teams, 8 for men and 10 for women. Hartwick sports compete at the NCAA Division III level. Many of Hartwick's Division III teams participate in the Empire 8 conference. Hartwick also sponsors a spirit team which includes cheerleading, a dance team, and Swoop, the official mascot of the Hartwick College athletic programs. More about Hartwick Athletics.

Costs & Financial Aid
We commit more than $60 million in comprehensive aid and more than $32 million in Hartwick scholarships and grants. This financial contribution to our students reflects how much we believe in the educational experience we provide and in our students’ potential to progress the world forward. A financial aid counselor will tailor a plan that best fits your family’s needs, and the same counselor will work with you throughout your or your student’s entire time at Hartwick. More on affordability & financial aid.

Accreditation
Hartwick College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education MSCHE or "Middle States"), and the NY State Board of Regents. Individual programs that have specialized accreditation are Art (National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)), Music (National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)), Nursing (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), and Chemistry (American Chemical Society (ACS)). More on accreditation.

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