Assistant Professor - History, Politics & Geography
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Farmingdale State is a public college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,200 undergraduate and graduate students and a rich history of over 80,000 graduates. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and knowledge sought by today's emerging industries. A total of 31 undergraduate degree programs are offered within four schools: Arts & Sciences, Business, Engineering Technology, and Health Sciences. Academic programs also include a graduate program beginning in the Fall of 2017. Small classes with nationally recognized faculty, technology-enhanced classrooms, state-of-the-art information services as well as a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program, make Farmingdale State one of the fastest-growing colleges in the region, and in the State University of New York system.
Located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes from New York City, Farmingdale was named as one of the best colleges in the North in US News and World Report 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. Farmingdale is proud of its many graduates with 91% indicating that they are continuing their education or are working in their field of specialization. College Choice listed FSC in its list of "50 Safest Small Colleges and Universities" for 2016.
The Department of History, Politics, and Geography at Farmingdale State College (SUNY) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in modern European history (excluding Russia and Germany) to begin in the fall semester 2018. Applicants specializing in the Mediterranean World and/or Modern Britain are strongly encourage to apply. Applicants must hold the Ph.D. degree by the time of appointment. Candidates are expected to offer a range of courses including Western Civilization survey courses, upper-division courses on modern European history and/or the Mediterranean World as well as courses specific to the candidate's area of specialization. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and most recent CV. The cover letter should discuss the candidates teaching philosophy highlight any experience in teaching students from diverse backgrounds. In addition, applicants should demonstrate a clearly defined research agenda (publications preferred).
All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees. The faculty member may be expected to teach in multiple formats including hybrid, online and traditional face-to-face classes.
- Ph.D. in History or a related field.
- Experience teaching in a higher education setting;
- Demonstrated record of scholarship
- Established research agenda
- Experience teaching Western Civilization courses and/or working with a diverse student population.
This is a full-time, 10 month faculty position.
- For the first 10 working days, beginning December 4, 2107 and ending December 15, 2017, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
- CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: January 5, 2018
- POSITION AVAILABLE: September 1, 2018
- Salary: $70,000, may increase commensurate with experience
- The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans
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To apply, submit a letter of application (that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., and names and contact information for three references. Candidates selected for interviews may be asked to provide copies of teaching evaluations and graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process). Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research as well as a separate teaching demonstration.
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