Assistant or Associate Professor of History

  • Indiana Wesleyan University
  • Marion, IN
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time History

Job Description

Job Title: Full Time Faculty

Unit: IWU-Marion

Department: History

Summary of Position:    Indiana Wesleyan University invites applications for a full-time position of Assistant or Associate Professor in European or U. S. history. Period, region, and specialization are open, but candidates with expertise in the Atlantic world, Latin America, or public history are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to combine engaged teaching with scholarly endeavors. All candidates must be dedicated to liberal learning and the integration of faith and learning within an evangelical, Wesleyan Christian perspective.

The Division of Social Sciences provides leadership in political science, economics, and history for the general education program of the College of Arts and Sciences on the Marion campus. The division offers the following majors: economics, history, international relations, political science, political science pre-law, social studies, and social studies education.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to teach undergraduate survey courses, with potential topics including World Civilizations, American history and contemporary history
  • Ability to teach upper division undergraduate courses either in European or American history, depending on the candidate's field of specialization
  • Engagement with scholarship in the candidate's field and a program of scholarly research
  • Ability to contribute to student advising, curricular development, and assessment within the Division of Social Sciences
  • Willingness to engage in university and community service
  • This position is onsite but with the possibility of teaching an online course 

Qualifications: According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Education

  • Ph.D. (or ABD) in History

Experience

  • Undergraduate teaching experience is desired

Required Skills

* Knowledge and skills in relation to the appropriate field
* Competence in teaching, along with a willingness to improve
* Desire to connect with students both in and out of the classroom and invest in their personal development and spiritual formation

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

As a religious educational institution operating under the auspices of The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (42 U.S.C., Sections 2000e-1 and 2000e-2).

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.

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