Assistant Professor, Modern European History (REPOST)
St. John's University
October 4, 2017
Jamaica, New York
Full Time Tenure Track Faculty, Modern European History (REPOST)
The Department of History in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at St. John’s University (New York) is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track faculty position in Modern European History (excluding Germany and Russia) at the rank of assistant professor, to begin in fall 2018.
St. John's University (www.stjohns.edu), founded in 1870, is a Catholic and Vincentian university that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. Our quality springs from an institutional vision of excellence and service. Students come from nearly 50 states and 127 countries to pursue more than 100 associate, bachelor’s, master's, and doctoral degrees in the arts, humanities, business, education, law, pharmacy, the sciences, and specialized professional programs. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations. St. John’s has three New York City campuses; a Graduate Center in Hauppauge, NY; international campuses in Rome, Italy, and Paris, France; and study abroad locations in Seville, Spain, and around the world. The University's Division I athletic program offers 17 men's and women's programs in the Big East Conference.
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is the cornerstone and oldest division of St. John’s University. The College offers three undergraduate degrees: the Bachelor of Arts, the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Fine Arts. Although the College has always emphasized the liberal arts tradition, we offer more than thirty majors and forty minors in the arts and sciences, business, and education. The college’s graduate division provides numerous programs leading to master’s and doctorate degrees. St. John’s College serves approximately 3300 undergraduate and graduate students. Faculty in the College also teach the majority of courses in the University’s core curriculum whose courses are taken by every St. John’s University undergraduate student regardless of college/school or major. For additional information, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences.
The Department of History offers the History major and minor, plays a vital role in the University’s core curriculum, and offers the M.A. in History, the M.A. in Public History, and the Ph.D. in World History. The Department’s full-time faculty members are active scholars with fields of expertise that include African, American, Asian, European, Latin American, and Middle Eastern studies. The innovative Ph.D. in World History at St. John’s University redefines and reclaims the vital roles that professionals with advanced humanities training play in our complex, global society. It combines traditional academic rigor in research with an emphasis on new pedagogies, interdisciplinary study, technology, collaborative work, community engagement, and a unique approach to internship training. For additional information, please visit http://www.stjohns.edu/academics/schools-and-colleges/st-johns-college-liberal-arts-and-sciences/history.
Description of Responsibilities:
Teaching will be at undergraduate and graduate levels. Position will be housed on the Queens campus.
Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and promising research agenda.
**IF YOU HAVE ALREADY APPLIED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE RESUBMIT YOUR MATERIALS*** Submit your letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, writing sample, teaching statement or portfolio online.
Separately, email your three letters of reference to Dolores Augustine, Interim Chair, Department of History, St. John’s University, 8000 Utopia Parkway, Queens, New York 11439. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions or inquiries may be directed to Dr. Augustine as well.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association (AHA) meeting in Washington, D.C. in January 2018.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
Internal Number: 218330
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.