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Assistant Professor of World History and Secondary Education

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit electronically a cover letter, C.V., unofficial graduate transcripts, and two sample syllabi (one World History survey and one teaching methods course; combine both in a single document); send three confidential letters of recommendation to World History and Secondary Education Search Committee, History Department, University of Northern Colorado, 501 20th St. Campus Box 116 Greeley, CO 80639 or to search chair at joan.clinefelter@unco.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor of World History and Secondary Education
Department History
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Job Type Full-Time
Job EEO Category Faculty
Physical Demands

Standing while teaching classes and extended sitting while grading, writing, computer work, etc.

Job Summary

The History Department at the University of Northern Colorado invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of World History and Secondary Education to start in August 2018. Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching in World History and secondary education as well as contributing to our secondary education program through advising and supervising teaching candidates. PhD in either History or Curriculum and Instruction in hand at time of appointment. Applicants’ research and instructional focus will be in World History; experience in history secondary education and/or licensure in secondary history required. The successful candidate will teach World History survey(s), upper-division and graduate World History courses and secondary education methods courses. Teaching load is 3/3.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in either History or Curriculum and Instruction at time of appointment. Applicants’ research and instructional focus will be in World History; experience in history secondary education and/or licensure in secondary history required.

Preferred Qualifications

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F00293
Position Number F99891
Desired Start Date 08/13/2018
Open Date 10/04/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit electronically a cover letter, C.V., unofficial graduate transcripts, and two sample syllabi (one World History survey and one teaching methods course; combine both in a single document); send three confidential letters of recommendation to World History and Secondary Education Search Committee, History Department, University of Northern Colorado, 501 20th St. Campus Box 116 Greeley, CO 80639 or to search chair at joan.clinefelter@unco.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and will continue until position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Salary and Benefits

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.

Additional Requirements

Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Syllabi Sample(s)
Optional Documents