Fixed-Term Visiting Instructor – History

Cullowhee, North Carolina, United States
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Job description

The Department of History is seeking three qualified faculty for the 2018-2019 academic year. 4/4 teaching load. Preference for sub-fields that complement current department offerings, including: World History, Latin American History, Early American (US) History, and Legal History. All full-time faculty in our department teach lower-level liberal studies courses as well as upper-level/graduate courses

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in hand from accredited institution in History required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Preference for subfields that complement current department offerings, including: World History, Latin American History, Early American (US) History, and Legal History

How to apply

Applicants must apply on-line at http://jobs.wcu.edu (Position #002052). Online submissions must include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, and a list of three references with full contact information. In addition, please submit sample teaching materials (philosophy of teaching and relevant syllabi) to Dr. Mary Ella Engel, Department Head, History Department, 225 McKee, 286 Central Drive, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723.

For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Engel at 828-227-3838 or mengel@email.wcu.edu.

Carnegie Statement:

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship

WCU was founded in 1889 to bring higher education and career opportunities to the western region of North Carolina. A member of the University of North Carolina system, WCU now provides an education to more than 9,000 students from 38 states and 32 countries.