Location: Lakewood, NJ Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Jun 13 2019 Job Description:
World History. The History & Politics Department at Georgian Court University seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in World History with a primary field in World History; or in the history of Asia, Latin America, or Middle East; or in the history of modern Europe (1500-1900), beginning Spring 2020. Responsibilities include a 4/4 teaching load (including the two-semester World History survey and a willingness and ability to teach a broad range of courses), advising, mentoring, scholarship, and service to the department and university. A PhD in history is required by the start of the appointment; ABDs close to completion may be considered. The deadline for applications is August 5, 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype, FaceTime, or telephone; finalists will be invited to campus.
Integrate the Mercy core values of respect, compassion, integrity, justice and service in all aspects of interaction.
Regularly participate in course assessment and program assessment and be willing to make improvements in teaching/advising.
Teach at the Lakewood campus, off site locations or in the evening.
Teach in lecture, online, or hybrid modalities, if needed.
Be willing to teach in The Bridge General education program in department or university-wide offerings.
Collaborate with colleagues regarding course materials (developing or using common syllabi/course outlines).
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Please include with your application a CV, cover letter (detailing your major/minor fields, research interests, qualifications to teach a broad range of undergraduate courses, and teaching experience and philosophy), unofficial transcripts, 2 sample syllabi, evidence of potential teaching excellence at the college/university level.
Internal Number: 111809
About Georgian Court University
Georgian Court University: History, Culture and Academic Excellence
Georgian Court University offers more than 30 undergraduate degrees, 10 graduate Founded and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of New Jersey, Georgian Court University is located in residential Lakewood, New Jersey, on a magnificent 156-acre estate formerly belonging to financier George Jay Gould. The campus is conveniently situated 60 miles from New York and Philadelphia and only 10 miles from the beautiful Jersey Shore. Bordering Lake Carasaljo, the site is a National Historic Landmark with magnificent statuary, beautiful architecture and lush gardens, making it a truly breathtaking and inspiring place to learn, study, and live. After a long history as a women's college with coeducational graduate programs and undergraduate evening programs, Georgian Court has become fully coeducational as of Fall 2013. All degree and certificate programs during the day and evening are now open to both women and men.
Open to students of all faiths, Georgian Court University provides comprehensive liberal arts education in the Roman Catholic tradition with a special concern for women. The university offers a curriculum th...at is broad enough to be truly liberal, yet specialized enough to provide in-depth preparation for careers or further study.
The unique Georgian Court University atmosphere is one of a small college ambiance in a technologically advanced, highly esteemed university setting. Centered around the core values of the Sisters of Mercy, the university offers an extremely safe and nurturing campus environment with individualized attention and guidance.
The Georgian Court faculty is committed to teaching and individual mentoring, with an outstanding 92% holding doctorates or terminal degrees in their field. They are dedicated and caring educators and experts in their respective industries, while demonstrating public service and a personal affinity to our core values—respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.
degrees, and a variety of certificates in a wide range of areas through our three schools: The School of Arts & Sciences, The School of Business, and The School of Education.
Benefits of a Georgian Court University education include: small classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1; personalized education—faculty members readily available for mentoring ; all classes taught by faculty members, not graduate assistants, and inclusive core values of respect, integrity, justice, compassion, and service.