Assistant Professor of Global Studies/History

Minnesota State University Moorhead

Moorhead, MN

ID: 7057006
Posted: April 16, 2019

Job Description

Responsibilities
Teach 12 credits per semester.
Fulfill other professional duties to the department and the University.
Qualifications
Required:

ABD in Global Studies, History, or closely related field.
Interdisciplinary educational background.
Training and teaching in History with a Global Studies perspective.

Preferred:
Ph.D. in Global Studies, History, or closely related field.
Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Online teaching experience.
Graduate teaching experience.
Ability to teach History of Asia.
Application Information & Deadline
Completed applications received on or before April 29, 2019 will receive consideration.

To be considered by the search committee, applications must include: curriculum vitae or resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts from all degree granting institutions, statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations, sample syllabus for Asian History course, and names/contact information for three professional references. Letters of recommendation may be requested for candidates chosen to interview. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
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The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of all academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins. The University regrets that we are unable to offer H1-B sponsorship at this time.

Additional Information
University Culture

In the simplest and most idealistic terms, our purpose at Minnesota State University Moorhead is to transform the world by transforming lives. In more specific terms, we are a university united around certain beliefs.

Our Core Values (How do we behave?)

Grit
We are "scrappy" and resourceful.
We have big goals and the tenacity to achieve them.
We have the courage to do what's right.
Humility
We're all on the same team and everyone's role is important.
We seek the best ideas and know they can come from anywhere and anyone in our campus community.
We don't take ourselves too seriously.
Heart
We go the extra mile for our students and each other.
We are passionate about our purpose.
We are fiercely loyal to MSUM.

Strategic Anchors (How will we succeed?)
We will succeed by:
Focusing relentlessly on student achievement and students' return on their investment;
Creating a campus community that is diverse, inclusive, globally aware and just; and
Ensuring that MSUM is indispensable to the social, cultural, and economic advancement of Moorhead and the surrounding communities.
ACADEMICS
Our professional programs are grounded in the liberal arts, designed to provide a broad base of knowledge and cultural themes.
82 undergraduate majors (64 emphases/options)
11 pre-professional programs
15 graduate degrees (21 emphasis areas)
38 graduate and undergraduate certificates
31 areas of teacher licensure preparation
MSUM enrolls 5,664 students from 36 states and 61 countries. MSUM is a member of the Tri-College University, an educational consortium that includes Concordia College of Moorhead, North Dakota State University, Minnesota State Community and Technical College, and the North Dakota State College of Science.




 

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