Instructor of History (Tenure Track)
- Westchester Community College
- Location: Valhalla, New York
- Category: Faculty-Liberal Arts-History
- Posting Date: 05/31/2019
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy, and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population.
Date: March 22, 2019
TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Instructor of History (Tenure Track)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Humanities Department /School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will possess the credentials that reflect a high motivation to teach, the ability to assist and instruct students from diverse backgrounds, a commitment to academic excellence, collaborative work ethic, and be current in the discipline of History.
The Department of Humanities seeks a highly motivated candidate committed to student engagement and success, to teach introductory courses in World History. The successful candidate will be expected to teach survey classes in Western Civilization, Modern Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, and may be asked to create an Asia survey course. Innovative and knowledgeable individuals who excel at teaching and who bring experience in instructional technology, distance learning, course development, and program/curriculum assessment are encouraged to apply. In addition to teaching a 5/5 course load, the successful candidate is expected to stay current in their field of study and participate in departmental and college activities which contribute to student success.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: The qualified candidates must possess a Master’s degree in Global or World History (or any field in Other World Civilizations). A minimum of 1 year of experience in college teaching (not including online teaching, or graduate teaching assistant) is also required. All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: PhD preferred.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: Spring 2020
SALARY & BENEFITS: The starting salary is $64,841 plus excellent benefits.
TO APPLY: Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire. You may upload your documents by clicking “here.” Please send a curriculum vita, cover letter, copies of graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate “Instructor of History (Tenure Track)” in the subject line of the email or mail to: Director, Human Resources, Westchester Community College, Administration Building – Suite B42, 75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla, NY 10595; Fax: (914) 606-7838.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Priority will be given to applications received by October 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development, and lifelong learning.