Visiting Assistant Professor of History

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title Visiting Assistant Professor of History Requisition 202000087F Rank Visiting Assistant Professor FLSA status Exempt Hiring Salary

Commensurate with education and experience.

Position Category Position Type Interim Full Time College College of Humanities and Social Sciences Department Dept of History Quicklink http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25323
Contact Name Pinar Emiralioglu Title

Chair, History of Medicine Search Committee
Box 2239
Huntsville, TX 77341

Contact Phone 936-294-2584 Contact Email mpe005@shsu.edu
Duties Performed in the Usual Course of the Job

The Department of History at Sam Houston State University invites applications for a position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in the History of Medicine, to begin Fall 2021. The successful candidate will assist the Department to foster connections between the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Period and geographic specialization are open. We prefer candidates who specialize in diseases, gender and medicine, or colonial medicine, and whose work maps onto one of the thematic tracks organizing the department’s M.A. program: (1) Rights & Identity; (2) War & Violence; and (3) Encounters & Exchanges. Applicants should demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a promising research agenda. Online teaching experience is a plus. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses (face-to-face and online) in History of Medicine, as well as the World History Survey. The teaching load is four courses per semester.

Educational Requirements for the Position

Ph.D. in History is required prior to appointment. ABD candidates may apply; however, the Ph.D. must be completed before the start of the appointment. The College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Sam Houston State University is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the academic community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The college welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.

Experience Required for the Position Other Requirements for the Position Special Instructions Summary

To apply, upload a letter of application, addressed to Dr. Pınar Emiralioğlu, Chair of the History of Medicine Search Committee; a curriculum vitae; unofficial graduate transcripts (official transcripts of all post-secondary education will be required of all finalists prior to on-campus interviews); a diversity and inclusion statement, specifically addressing your qualifications and strategy for engaging all students at SHSU ; a writing sample of chapter length; three sample syllabi (one undergraduate course on World History since 1500, one undergraduate course on History of Medicine and one online graduate course in History of Medicine, uploaded to the Teaching Portfolio link); and three letters of recommendation. If a candidate has not completed the doctorate, one letter must be from the candidate’s advisor, addressing the state of the dissertation. Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Please note: References provided in the References section of the application will receive an automated email reference request at the time the application is submitted.

Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
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    • HACU - Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities
    • The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
    • Association for Women in Science
    • TWC - Work in Texas
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs
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    • SHSU Website
    • SHSU Employee
    • Other
  2. If your response to the question above was 'Other' please indicate from what source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Candidate Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae (Faculty)
  3. Transcripts
  4. Writing Sample
  5. Teaching Portfolio
  6. Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3


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