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Description: The History and Political Studies Department of Southern Adventist University seeks a scholar and teacher for a half-time position in American History. The anticipated beginning contract date will be June 1, 2017, with courses beginning in August.
The successful candidate will teach American history and will have expertise in either Latin American history or Africana Studies or African-American history.
Develop and teach four undergraduate courses per semester
Advise, engage, and mentor students
Sustain a research and professional growth agenda
Serve on departmental and university committees
Assist with departmental student recruiting activities
Engage in service activities
Work collegially as part of a team, with students, fellow faculty members, and administrators.
To Apply: Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and at least three references to Dr. Kris Erskine - History & Political Studies Department
Southern Adventist University
P.O. Box 370, Collegedale, TN 37315-0370.
Experience: Qualifications: PhD in History preferred. A strong commitment to teaching excellence in undergraduate education at a small liberal arts teaching institution.
The ability to teach courses in Atlantic history, topics in African history, and in African-American and/or Latin American pop culture are desirable. Knowledge of politics on the African or South and Central American continents also of particular interest, as classes in these areas would also be desirable. All of these are not expected, but a combination of these is sought, and expertise one of the above two regional/cultural areas is a must.
Special Requirements: An expressed commitment to Jesus Christ, the teachings and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, be a SDA church member in good and regular standing.
Contact:Kris ErskineSouthern Adventist University
PO BOX 370