The Virginia Military Institute seeks a tenure-track associate or full professor for a newly endowed chair in United States Constitutional History, to begin in August 2022. This position includes significant administrative duties related to a forthcoming core curriculum course in United States Constitutional history. Core curriculum courses are required of all cadets. VMI is committed to ensuring that our graduates possess a thorough grounding in the principles and substance of the United States Constitution, and the successful applicant will play a key role in achieving that goal. The successful applicant will design the upper-division Constitution course, coordinate other faculty teaching the course, represent the course as a member of VMIâs Core Curriculum Oversight Committee, design and oversee assessment of the course, and coordinate extracurricular speakers and events. The Department of Historyâs normal teaching load of nine credit hours per semester will include six credit hours of the new upper-division course in Constitutional History plus three credit hours per semester of an upper-division elective course as mutually agreed with the department head. Enrollments in all courses are capped at 22 or fewer students per section.
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Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.