Assistant Professor of History
Posted on Nov 13, 2018 by Centenary College of Louisiana
Centenary College of Louisiana invites applications for a
tenure-track history position at the rank of assistant professor to
begin 1 August 2019. Candidates should be broadly trained in
U.S. history and prepared to teach a range of introductory and
upper division courses representing a long chronological
timespan. Preference will be given to candidates with
specializations in Twentieth-Century United States/Southern
History. Strong teaching skills, a commitment to scholarship,
and student mentoring are required. The standard teaching
load is six courses per year, with some opportunity to teach in
immersive May and August terms, and to participate in college-wide
programs such as the first year experience (TREK) program and
Centenary in Paris. A completed Ph.D. by August 2019 is
Teach introductory and upper level
courses in history, United States history, history of the South,
interdisciplinary studies, and special topics. To carry a full-time
teaching load as negotiated with the department chair and Provost,
and advise undergraduate students as needed.
Job duties include:
Teaching introductory and upper-division courses in history,
United States history, history of the South, interdisciplinary
studies, and special topics.
Engaging undergraduate students in legitimate research
experiences in the classroom in support of the department's
Adhering to Centenary College's rigorous standards for faculty
members regarding teaching, service, and scholarship as outlined in
the Faculty Handbook.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
Terminal degree in related field is required.
Candidates must possess demonstrable skills in, and commitment
to, undergraduate teaching and research.
Undergraduate teaching experience.
Experience with a selective, residential, liberal arts
college. Category: Education , Keywords: History - Assistant Professor