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Assistant Professor History

Weber State University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, History
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Professor History

Requisition Number: F00417P

Job Description:
The Department of History in the College of Social and Behavioral Science (CSBS) at Weber State University invites applications for a tenure-track Historian of the United States and Concurrent Enrollment (CE) and CSBS Associate’s Degree Program Supervisor at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning no later than August 1, 2024, or January 1, 2025. Preference given to candidates with CE and program supervising experience, who can also offer courses in support of the Religious Studies minor and upper-level courses in US early national period, Civil War, and Utah history.

Job Duties:
The teaching load is four courses per semester with two courses each semester fulfilled by History Concurrent Enrollment supervision, advising other departments and faculty in CSBS on their Concurrent Enrollment offerings, and helping supervise the new Associate’s Degree Program in CSBS. The candidate will routinely offer Gen Ed U.S. courses as well as other upper division courses in their area of History specialization as scheduled.

Required Qualifications:
PhD in History is required prior to appointment. ABD candidates may apply, however, the PhD must be in hand by August 1, 2024, or January 1, 2025, depending on contract start date.

Preferred Qualifications:
A candidate with experience supervising the operation and supervision of Concurrent Enrollment history education; ability to teach upper-level courses in early American history, Civil War, and Utah history; ability to offer interdisciplinary courses in Social and Behavioral Sciences, with a preference for courses supporting the Religious Studies minor program.

Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 06/14/2024
Close Date: 7/14/2024
Open Until Filled: No

Notes to Applicants:
If you are passionate about what you could offer and accomplish here at WSU, we would love to hear from you. The position comes with a generous benefits package.

To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current CV, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Application materials should address the required and preferred qualifications.

Applications must be received by July 14, 2024.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Physical Activity of this position: Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position. , Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. , Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. , Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance.

Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

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