Assistant, Associate or Professor of History

Employer
William Jewell College
Location
Liberty, MO
Closing date
Dec 11, 2021

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Sector
Science, Social and Behavioral Sciences, History
Organization Type
Corporate
Assistant, Associate or Professor of History William Jewell College seeks to appoint a Chair of the
Department of History at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate
Professor or Professor. Successful candidates will provide evidence
of effective leadership and administrative skills, excellence in
teaching, a strong record of research and publications, and the
desire to integrate fully into the life of the college. The
expertise of the candidates is open, though the College has
interest in someone with experience in teaching U.S. or European
history along with a secondary specialization in world history
and/or transnational history.
This is a full-time, tenure-track position beginning August
2022, with rank depending on qualifications. A doctorate in History
is required. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong
commitment to undergraduate teaching and mentorship; student
involvement in research; student advising; the ability to teach a
range of undergraduate history courses; program development (course
and curriculum development, assessment); building community
partnerships; and the desire to integrate fully in a critical
thinking college.
Qualifications:

D. in History is required
Ability to lead and develop an academic department
Ability to teach across the undergraduate history curriculum,
including courses in their areas of expertise, survey courses, as
needed by the department, in U.S. or European history as well as
world history
Ability to engage undergraduate students in research and
scholarly activity
Ability to develop curriculum and assessment tools
Willingness to teach interdisciplinary courses as part of the
College's interdisciplinary core curriculum (Critical Thought and
Inquiry program)
Willingness to serve as coordinator of the Oxbridge History
program
Willingness to assume a variety of responsibilities in a small
department

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching up to 24 contact hours per year (i.e., three 4-credit
courses per semester)
Curriculum and assessment development
Develop a program of scholarly activity with
undergraduates
Service to the College and community including academic
advising and involvement in College and departmental committees and
activities

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by employees in this position.
They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this
job. Phi Beta Kappa members encouraged to apply. Rank is dependent
on academic credentials and academic experience

Application Procedures

Candidates must submit the following documents through the posting
link.

Letter of application that addresses the job qualifications, a
response to the College mission, and a statement of how you would
contribute to inclusivity and diversity on campus
Curriculum vitae
Statement of teaching philosophy, including commentary on
essential elements of a strong history program at a liberal arts
college
Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including a professional
teaching evaluation, if applicable
Evidence of successful leadership in an academic setting
Statement of research plan including how you would involve
undergraduates in scholarly activity
Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts (copies are acceptable
until finalists are selected)
Three letters of recommendation will be requested for
finalists

Applicants, who need accommodation for the application or
interview process, please make accommodation requests in advance to
the Office of Human Resources.

William Jewell College

Office of Human Resources

500 College Hill Box 1017

Liberty, MO 64068

(816) 415-6904

Availability

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2021 and continue
until position is filled.
All Final Candidates will be required to successfully pass a
criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

Our Mission: We educate our community to ask reflective
questions, apply critical thought and act with purpose.

We flourish by valuing: Authentic Engagement, Courageous
Citizenship, Creative Expression, Inclusive Communities, Innovative
Thought, and Spiritual Exploration

William Jewell College is an equal opportunity employer. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: History - Assistant Professor, Location: Liberty, MO - 64068

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