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Assistant/Associate Professor, Legal Studies and History

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled but the search committee will begin review on November 1, 2017. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae (or a resume with detailed description of education, teaching, scholarship and professional experience) and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be submitted via email to Olena Prokopovych, Chair of the Search Committee, at oprokop5@naz.edu. Applicants are encouraged to include teaching evaluations, course materials and/or other evidence of achieved or potential excellence in teaching diverse students.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Legal Studies and History
Title
Benefits Summary
Tenure Track Tenure Track Position

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Department of History and Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2018. The department seeks candidates committed to undergraduate teaching excellence at a comprehensive institution that supports both liberal arts curricula and professional programs. Applicants who will contribute to the college’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive environment are encouraged to apply.

The area of expertise in Legal Studies is open but the successful candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Law, Legal Writing and Research, Philosophy and Sociology of Law, Senior Seminar in Legal Studies, as well as upper-level electives in the areas of candidate’s expertise.

Preference will be given to candidates prepared to teach civil rights or human rights law courses. In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful candidate will serve as the Director of Legal Studies and accelerated B.A./J.D. programs.

The area of specialization in History is open but the successful candidate will be able to teach introductory survey courses in History, as well as upper-level electives in the areas of candidate’s expertise.

Our department is committed to reflecting and supporting the growing diversity of our students and applications from members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

Applicants should have a proven record of teaching excellence and success in working with diverse populations of students. The appointment can be at either the Assistant or the Associate Professor rank, depending on the candidate’s credentials as well as teaching and administrative experience.

Required Education

J.D. from an accredited U.S. law school; and
M.A. or Ph.D in History or related discipline with a strong focus on historical study and analysis.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Special Requirements

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions for this Posting

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled but the search committee will begin review on November 1, 2017.

Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae (or a resume with detailed description of education, teaching, scholarship and professional experience) and statement of teaching philosophy. In addition, three letters of recommendation should be submitted via email to Olena Prokopovych, Chair of the Search Committee, at oprokop5@naz.edu.

Applicants are encouraged to include teaching evaluations, course materials and/or other evidence of achieved or potential excellence in teaching diverse students.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other
Optional Documents