The History Department at North Greenville University invites applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of History beginning August 2021. Advanced ABD applicants may be considered, but ideally the successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree, and their field will be either Asian, African, Latin American, Eastern European, or World history. Pre-modern emphasis is preferred. We particularly invite candidates who will enhance the racial, ethnic, gender, or cultural diversity of our university. To receive full consideration please submit your application no later than Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
Faculty teach both general education survey courses and upper-level courses in their area of specialty. The teaching load is 4/4, and faculty are expected to advise students and serve on university committees, as well as remain professionally active in their fields. Rank will be commensurate with academic experience. The History Department currently includes four full-time faculty teaching about 55 undergraduate students majoring in History and Social Studies Education.
The successful candidate possesses a proven record of and passion for teaching, mentoring, and inspiring undergraduate students, especially first-generation students, while preparing them for a variety of careers. Preference will be given to those who have a record of scholarly or professional publications. Although the primary focus of faculty at NGU is teaching, professional development and writing for publication is encouraged. We seek applicants with excellent organizational and communication skills, and those who have cultivated a collaborative style and will enjoy being an active part of a close-knit community of teachers and learners.
North Greenville University is a teaching university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Members of the NGU faculty are orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ, are role models in their piety and ethics, maintain active membership in an evangelical congregation, and mentor students academically and spiritually. They are Christian scholars who reflect upon their discipline from the perspective of a biblical worldview and are expected to teach in accordance with, and not contrary to the university’s Statement on Human Flourishing. All employees of NGU are required to abstain from illegal drugs and beverage alcohol.
Application Procedure: To apply, please click on the link below to submit your application directly on the website of North Greenville University. This position is subject to the university’s background check policy. As part of the application, candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and transcripts, and the contact information for two professional references, and one reference from a leader in your church. To receive full consideration please submit your application no later than Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Please submit your form through the university website: https://www.ngu.edu/online-employee-application.php