American History Faculty Member
The Department of History at Benedictine College invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure-track appointment in American history starting in August 2013. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in History and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the campus community. Area of specialization is open, but Ph.D. must be in hand by June 30, 2013. The candidate will be prepared for a 4/4 teaching load, which includes surveys of American history and a variety of upper-division courses in American history.
Benedictine College, which has a full-time undergraduate enrollment of approximately 1700 students, is a mission-centered academic community. Its mission as a Catholic, Benedictine, liberal arts, residential college is the education of men and women within a community of faith and scholarship. Benedictine College provides a liberal arts education by means through academic programs based on a core of studies in the arts and sciences. In addition, the college provides education for careers through both professional courses of study and major programs in the liberal arts and sciences. As an essential element of its mission, Benedictine College fosters scholarship, independent research, and performance in its students and faculty as a means of participating in and contributing to the broader world of learning. Additional information Benedictine College is found on the college web page: www.benedictine.edu
Beyond disciplinary expertise, Benedictine College seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our mission. Application materials should discuss how the candidate through teaching and scholarship might contribute to the college’s Catholic, Benedictine, and liberal arts identity. Please send electronically a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation by December 31, 2012 to Mary Asher (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Benedictine College welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds. The College is committed to assuring equal opportunities in employment without regard to race, color, gender, marital status, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.