FEATURED JOB: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of African-American History and Assistant/Associate Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic World History, Furman University, History

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South Carolina, United States
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African American History / Studies, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of History
The Department of History at Furman University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, with a strong preference for a senior hire with a demonstrated track record of significant contributions in the field of African-American history, pre-1900. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of appointment and will be expected to be or become an excellent classroom instructor and student mentor, establish and maintain an active scholarly agenda, and be an enthusiastic contributor of service to the History Department as well as to the University. Furman seeks candidates who can enrich the diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. The teaching load is 3-2.
Applicants must submit materials no later than December 15, 2020, through the Furman University website here. Letters of recommendation should be sent via Interfolio to Sara Abraham-Oxford (sara.abraham-oxford@furman.edu), administrative assistant to the History Department.  The review of applications will begin immediately. The position will begin on August 1, 2021. Preliminary and final interviews will be conducted remotely via video conference.
Required Documents (Please combine all documents into a single pdf before uploading):
1. Resume/C.V.
2. Cover letter (The cover letter should include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.)
3. University diversity statement
4. Two sample syllabi (one from an introductory course, one from an advanced course).
5. Writing sample or excerpt of no more than 20 pages
6. Three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio.

Link to applyhttps://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Full-Professor-of-History_R001027

 

Assistant/Associate Professor of History
The Department of History at Furman University is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in any period or field of the history of the Middle East and the Islamic world. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand by the start of appointment and will be expected to be or become an excellent classroom instructor and student mentor, establish and maintain an active scholarly agenda, and be an enthusiastic contributor of service to the History Department as well as to the University. Furman seeks candidates who can enrich the diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. The teaching load is 3-2.
Applicants must submit materials no later than December 15, 2020, through the Furman University website here. Letters of recommendation should be sent via Interfolio to Sara Abraham-Oxford (sara.abraham-oxford@furman.edu), administrative assistant to the History Department. The review of applications will begin immediately. The position will begin on August 1, 2021. Preliminary and final interviews will be conducted remotely via video conference.
Required Documents (Please combine all documents into a single pdf before uploading):
1. Resume/C.V.
2. Cover letter (The cover letter should include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.)
3. University diversity statement
4. Two sample syllabi (one from an introductory course, one from an advanced course)
5. Writing sample or excerpt of no more than 20 pages
6. Three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted via Interfolio.

Link to applyhttps://furman.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Furman_Careers/job/Main-Campus/Assistant-Associate-Professor-of-History_R001028 

 

About Us
Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences.

Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.

The Furman student experience is supported by a rich network of centers and institutes that includes The Riley InstituteThe David E. Shi Center for SustainabilityThe Institute for the Advancement of Community HealthThe Rinker Center for Study Away and International EducationThe Cothran Center for Vocational ReflectionThe Shucker Center for Leadership DevelopmentThe Malone Center for Career Engagement, and our newest addition, The Center for Inclusive Communities.

Furman is located in Greenville, South Carolina, a racially and culturally diverse community that is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast. It has been ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine. Greenville has a thriving downtown, excellent private and public schools and a vibrant international community. A 20-mile bike and running trail connects the university to Greenville and Travelers Rest, which was named “one of America’s coolest small towns.” It is within a short driving distance of Asheville, Charlotte and Atlanta. The Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic Beaches are within easy reach. In keeping with our commitment to equity and inclusion, domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits and faculty/staff affinity groups exist to offer support for faculty/staff that identify as LGBTQIA+ and/or Black/African-American.

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