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Assistant Professor in Asian History

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Interested teacher-scholars should submit an online application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of references through the UNCP Online Employment System (jobs.uncp.edu). The UNCP History Department expects faculty to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and to be engaged actively in professional scholarship and university service. Highlight relevant experience in these areas, as well as in service learning and community service. A 500-word teaching statement and a sample or proposed syllabus from a relevant upper-division course can be submitted online, by email to ryan.anderson@uncp.edu, or by mail to Dr. Ryan K. Anderson, Department of History, UNC Pembroke, One University Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510. Review of materials will begin December 15, 2017. We will request additional materials such as letters of recommendation at that time. This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process. Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at: http://www.uncp.edu/about-uncp/administration/departments/title-ix-clery-compliance/annual-security-reports UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings. Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or joanneb.mcmillan@uncp.edu

Position Details

Position Information

Division Academic Affairs
Department History
Vacancy Type Tenure Track Faculty
Min T/E Requirements

Applicants must have earned the Ph.D. in History by August 2018.

FTE 1
Salary Range Rank and Salary are Commensurate with Education and Experience
Hiring Range Rank and Salary are Commensurate with Education and Experience
Position # 757
FLSA Status Exempt
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Organization Unit

Department of History

Primary Purpose of Position

To offer a specialized courses in Asian History, broadly defined, and General Education survey courses in the history of World Civilizations.

Job Description

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke invites applications for a tenure-track position in Asian History, broadly defined, at the rank of Assistant Professor. In addition to teaching specialized courses in his or her area of expertise, the successful candidate will contribute to the General Education survey load in the department by offering introductory courses in World Civilizations (prior to and since 1500). The successful candidate will also periodically teach a historical methods course. Of particular interest to us are candidates who can complement our department by teaching in one or more of the following areas: the histories of gender and sexuality, indigenous peoples and colonialism, the Indian Ocean world, and transnationalism.

UNC Pembroke, part of the University of North Carolina system, is among the most diverse universities in the South and has a student population of 6500 in various graduate, undergraduate, and professional programs. Originally founded in 1887 to educate Native Americans, UNC Pembroke has grown recently and today is one of the most ethnically and racially diverse universities in the eastern United States. Southeastern North Carolina offers close proximity to major cities and nearby beaches, and an affordable cost of living. The History Department has a strong record of teaching, publication, and service. Additional information about the university (uncp.edu) and department is available online.

Management Preference

Experience in the teaching of university-/college-level teaching.

Lic or Certification required by statute or regulation

Posting Information

Job Opening Date 09/14/2017
Job Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Posting Category Faculty
Posting Number EPA00224
Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.uncp.edu/postings/3849
Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested teacher-scholars should submit an online application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a list of references through the UNCP Online Employment System (jobs.uncp.edu). The UNCP History Department expects faculty to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and to be engaged actively in professional scholarship and university service. Highlight relevant experience in these areas, as well as in service learning and community service. A 500-word teaching statement and a sample or proposed syllabus from a relevant upper-division course can be submitted online, by email to ryan.anderson@uncp.edu, or by mail to Dr. Ryan K. Anderson, Department of History, UNC Pembroke, One University Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372-1510. Review of materials will begin December 15, 2017. We will request additional materials such as letters of recommendation at that time.

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice. Candidates claiming Veterans Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 as a part of the online application process.

Per the requirements of the Clery Act of 1998, the Campus Security Report can be found at:
http://www.uncp.edu/about-uncp/administration/departments/title-ix-clery-compliance/annual-security-reports

UNC Pembroke is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The University prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their age, race, color, genetic information, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. UNC Pembroke is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.

Applicants needing assistance with or who have questions about the application process are asked to contact Joanne McMillan, HR Consultant for Employment at (910) 521-6279 or joanneb.mcmillan@uncp.edu

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. C V/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 4

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