Tenure Track Assistant Professor of History

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  • Job Number:525088
  • Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
  • Grade:UNAC Grade 30
  • Work type:Faculty Full-time, Hybrid, On Campus
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
  • School/Business unit:UAS Ketchikan Campus Director
  • Location:Ketchikan
  • Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The UAS Ketchikan Campus invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor of History to begin in Spring or Fall 2024 (depending on availability of finalist). The position will be located in Ketchikan, Alaska and teach online courses in support of general education students and the online Bachelor of Arts in Social Science degree. The position will also coordinate on-campus and community-based history education offerings.

Preferred Experience & Education:
Three years of teaching experience preferred.
Required Experience & Education:

The successful candidate must satisfy the following requirements:
1. PhD in History or a related field
2. Ability to teach US and world history survey courses
3. Ability to teach upper-level history and cross-disciplinary courses in areas of applicant’s interests and specialization, including Alaska-specific history content
4. Demonstrated potential for undergraduate teaching excellence

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track, represented faculty position complete with a competitive full employee benefits package, including tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental, and vision coverage.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy, and copies of transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions with your application. *Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire.

Applications will be accepted for review on 9/15/2023, to ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55 PM, Alaska Standard Time on 9/14/2023

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact William Urquhart, Social Sciences Department Chair, at wlurquhartii@alaska.edu or 907-228-4527.

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