Columbus, Muscogee County
May 05, 2014
The Department of History and Geography at Columbus State University invites applications for a one-year Temporary Lecturer position in U.S. History, 1860-1945. Columbus State University provides a creative, deeply personal and relevant college experience. Serving the Southeast while attracting students from around the world, Columbus State thrives on community partnerships to deliver excellence for students who want to achieve personal and professional success in an increasingly global environment. Just 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, Columbus State University is a proud member of the University System of Georgia, enrolling more than 8,400 students in a wide variety of degree programs, from online degrees to a doctorate in education. CSU has a nationally recognized track record of partnership and outreach through efforts such as the Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Coca-Cola Space Science Center, Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, and its own residence – the Spencer House – in Oxford, England. The University has two primary campus locations in Columbus, Georgia: the original campus on 150 acres in midtown Columbus and a beautiful campus in historic downtown Columbus overlooking the Chattahoochee River. The Columbus region, with more than 350,000 residents, is home to world-class enterprises such as Aflac, Synovus, W.C. Bradley Company, TSYS and Ft. Benning, the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Center of Excellence headquarters. For additional information about the University visit our website at www.ColumbusState.edu. The successful candidate will teach both introductory survey courses and upper-level/graduate courses each semester. Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in History (or a related field) and university teaching experience are preferred but applications from ABDs will be considered. Specialization within the field of American History is open, but a focus on labor, gender, race/ethnicity, and/or southern history will be given preference. Candidates with experience in Digital Humanities are encouraged to apply. Formal review of applications will begin May 26, 2014 and continue until the position has been filled. Applications for part-time and full-time faculty positions must include transcripts of all academic work, and official transcripts must be presented prior to campus visit if selected for interview. Applicants must have the ability to meet Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) requirements, in particular a minimum of 18 graduate hours in the teaching discipline. Columbus State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, Committed to Diversity in Hiring. Please e-mail three confidential letters of recommendation that are sent directly from references, university placement services or other professional services (e.g., Interfolio) to hr@columbusstate.edu or mail to: Human Resources Office, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, Georgia 31907. A successful criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment. Required Documents to Submit with Online Application • Unofficial Transcripts • Curriculum Vitae • Cover Letter/Letter of Application • Statement of Teaching Philosophy • Sample Syllabi All applications and required documents must be submitted using the Columbus State University’s online employment site. To access the Columbus State University’s online employment site, please visit https://columbusstate.peopleadmin.com/. Dr. Gary Sprayberry, Department of History and Geography, Columbus State University, 4225 University Avenue, Columbus, GA 31907, sprayberry_gary@columbusstate.edu.