Job Opening: Asian History, Monmouth University

job opening - 5Institution:           Monmouth University
Location:              New Jersey, United States
Position:               Assistant Professor, Asian History

Monmouth University is a private, mid-sized, residential university that is comprehensive in scope, supported by a broad commitment to the liberal arts. Founded in 1933, Monmouth offers 32 undergraduate and 23 graduate degree programs, and a doctoral program in Nursing Practice.  Students benefit from a rigorous academic experience, small classes, and professors who meet the highest standards for scholarship and teaching. They participate in more than 90 active clubs and organizations including 14 fraternities and sororities, six media organizations, and an NCAA Division I athletics program fielding 21 teams, expanded to include swimming in 2015.

Monmouth’s beautiful coastal campus is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, in a vibrant economic region with dynamic arts programming, American Revolution history sites, and nationally recognized parks and golf courses. The 159-acre campus features 54 buildings, which include a blend of historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Through its academic offerings in liberal arts, science, and professional programs, Monmouth provides a highly personalized education that prepares students to realize their potential and to become engaged citizens in a diverse and increasingly interdependent world. Within its student body, 29 states and 28 foreign nations are represented.

Five centers of distinction work to promote awareness of specific issues and meet the needs of local and global communities. Our Centers, run by top experts and professors, provide important services in areas including the environment, global affairs, public policy, the arts, and real estate.

For an eleventh consecutive year Monmouth University has been included in The Princeton Review’s roster of “Best 380 Colleges,” and “Best 296 Business Schools,” and recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a top-40 school (Master’s North) in U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Colleges” rankings. Monmouth regularly receives top rankings in veteran-friendly schools and was recently included in Money magazine’s list of “Best Colleges for Your Money.”

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness. The University’s policy is to afford equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, nationality, ancestry, age, sex (including pregnancy and sexual harassment), marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, genetic information, liability for military service, protected veteran status, or mental or physical disability, including AIDS and HIV related illnesses.

Department: History And Anthropology

Position Summary:

The Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University is seeking applications for an Assistant Professor in Asian History. This anticipated opening is for the 2016-2017 academic year and is a tenure track appointment.

The course load is 3/3 for faculty members on the tenure track until tenure and then granted thereafter as scholarship release. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to dynamic teaching, mentoring, and promoting the study of history to students. The duties of the position include pursuing a scholarly agenda in research and publishing, and participating fully in the life of our academic community though departmental and university service.

The department of History and Anthropology offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in history and anthropology, as well as minors in history, anthropology, geography, archeology, and Geographic Information Systems. It is situated in the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

For additional information about the department, please go to: http://www.monmouth.edu/school-of-humanities-social-sciences/history-and-anthropology.aspx

Required Degree, License or Certifications:

Doctoral degree, ABD candidates may be considered with degree completion expected by date of employment

Required Skills or Software:

Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

Other Requirements:

Doctoral degree in history or a related field.

Ability to offer upper-level undergraduate and master’s level courses in Modern East Asian history, as well as introductory and general education history courses, including western civilization in world perspective, and who has interest and experience in working collaboratively with faculty on other disciplines in Asian studies in order to support the Asian studies minor.

In accordance with the University’s commitment to rigorous general education grounded in the liberal arts, the successful candidate will make a strong contribution to the core courses in Monmouth’s curriculum.

Candidates must be committed to Monmouth’s teaching and scholarship mission, including the mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students and engaging in department activities such as outcomes assessment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Research interests outside of modern historical contexts and/or global in scope. Teaching qualifications and/or research in regional religious history.

Log in to http://apptrkr.com/726617 to apply and see the job duties for this position no later than the deadline date.

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Paula lives in the vortex of graduate life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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