Faculty: Assistant Professor, Asian History

Connecticut, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 16, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty: Assistant Professor, Asian History


About Sacred Heart University:

As the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, and one of the fastest-growing in the U.S., Sacred Heart University is a national leader in shaping higher education for the 21st century. SHU offers more than 80 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its Fairfield, Conn., campus. Sacred Heart also has satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland and offers online programs. More than 9,000 students attend the University's nine colleges and schools: Arts & Sciences; Communication, Media & the Arts; Social Work; Computer Science & Engineering; Health Professions; the Isabelle Farrington College of Education; the Jack Welch College of Business & Technology; the Dr. Susan L. Davis, R.N., & Richard J. Henley College of Nursing; and St. Vincent's College. Sacred Heart stands out from other Catholic institutions as it was established and led by laity. The contemporary Catholic university is rooted in the rich Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, and at the same time cultivates students to be forward thinkers who enact change-in their own lives, professions and in their communities. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its Best 386 Colleges-2021 Edition, "Best in the Northeast" and Best Business Schools-2021 Edition. Sacred Heart is home to the award-winning, NPR-affiliated radio station, WSHU, a Division I athletics program and an impressive performing arts program that includes choir, band, dance and theater. www.sacredheart.edu

Job Description:

The College of Arts & Sciences and the Department of History invites applications for a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professorship in History, with a specialization in East Asian History.  The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in both East Asian History and in 20th Century American history.  Also responsible for advising, research, and service to the college and university.


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in History.  A minimum of 2 years experience teaching East Asian History and American History at the college level is required, along with a demonstrated ability to publish in area of expertise.

Application Instructions:

To apply, please visit our website. Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, CV, and references through this online portal. Only online applications will be considered. Submission deadline is April 15th.

Sacred Heart University, rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the liberal arts, embraces a vision for social justice and educates students in mind, body and spirit to prepare them personally and professionally to make a difference in the global community.  The University aspires to achieve prominence through innovative teaching and learning while cultivating a campus community that is recognized as caring and creative.

Sacred Heart University respects and embraces differences, recognizes the unique contributions that individuals can make, and creates a community that maximizes the potential of all faculty and staff. As an equal opportunity employer, applications from qualified candidates who reflect the wider world in which we live are encouraged.