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Assistant Professor of History, Tenure Track

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Application process (online) Provide a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vita that includes phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts* to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204. *Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail. AA/EOE/ADA, open records law state. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. Gordon State College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Georgia is an Open Records Law state.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title: Assistant Professor of History, Tenure Track
Position Title: Full-time Assistant Professor of History
Position Type: Faculty - Full Time
Department: Department of History and Political Science
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Position Title
Full-time Assistant Professor of History

Position begins
January 2018

Status
10-month, tenure-track

Benefits available

Description
Gordon State College invites applications for a full-time assistant professor of history with a specialization in European history (excluding Britain, Spain and Russia) —all other subfields and time-periods are welcome. Applicants must have their completed PhD in history by December 2017. Primary responsibilities will include teaching survey courses in Western Civilization and American History as well as upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, advising students, and engaging in appropriate institutional/community service and scholarship.

The Department of History & Political Science, within the School of Arts and Sciences, has ten full-time faculty members. Presently the department has eight faculty members in history. A baccalaureate major in history was implemented in Fall 2011 and to date has graduated 58 majors in history or history with secondary teaching certification.

Gordon State College has served the community and region continuously since its founding in 1852, and has been a unit in the University System of Georgia since 1972. After more than three decades of serving the state as a residential two-year college, in 2006 Gordon College was named a state college and asked to develop selected four-year programs to address critical state needs. Currently the college offers ten baccalaureate majors as well as three associate majors. Gordon State College serves roughly 4000 students with the good work of more than 100 full-time faculty.

The main campus of Gordon State College is situated in Barnesville, Georgia, a lovely town located an hour south of Atlanta, Georgia. Students and faculty enjoy the pleasures of small-town living together with access to the many attractions of a major metropolitan center and an international airport.

Minimum Qualifications:

A Ph.D in History completed before December 2017 is required. The candidate should also possess excellence in undergraduate teaching and student advising.

Background Check
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 08/25/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application process (online)
Provide a letter of application and a current Curriculum Vita that includes phone numbers and addresses for at least three professional references. Submit your unofficial transcripts* to: Gordon State College, Attn: HR, 419 College Drive, Barnesville, GA 30204.
*Transcripts will be the only material accepted by mail.

AA/EOE/ADA, open records law state.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Gordon State College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Georgia is an Open Records Law state.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have completed?
    • HS/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PhD

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Unofficial Transcripts