Assistant Professor
Western Carolina University - Cullowhee, NC

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Assistant Professor

Working Title:
Assistant Professor of History, Early America

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Job Category

Faculty (EPA)



Posting Information:
Assistant Professor of History, Early America. Tenure-track appointment for the 2013-2014 academic year. Secondary fields may include but are not limited to environmental and/or public history. All full-time faculty in our growing department teach freshman/sophomore level liberal studies courses, upper-level/graduate courses, and play significant roles in implementing the university's new Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP). WCU is committed to the Boyer model of scholarship, stewardship of place, integrated learning, and engagement. The department also maintains a strong commitment to our Social Science Education Program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities/Competencies:
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements

Ph.D. in History preferred; ABD considered. Degree must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

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Applicant Pool:
All Applicants


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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Hard copy applications will not be considered. Applicants must apply online. Attach a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter, and a list of three references with full contact information. In addition, three letters of reference and sample teaching materials should be mailed to Dr. Elizabeth McRae, Department of History, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. McRae; 828-227-3481. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. WCU is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution ( ). Final candidates for employment will be subject to criminal background checks. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment. All new employees are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment.

Additional Comments:
The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301).. The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.

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