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Furman U seeks One-Year Faculty Position in European History

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    Marina Duka

    Institution Type: College / University
    Location: South Carolina, United States
    Position: Temporary

    Job Title:
    One-Year Faculty Position, History

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    Position Type:

    Full Time/Part Time:
    Full Time

    Salary Grades – Exempt:
    Level 13 Salary commensurate with education and experience.

    Salary Grades – Non-Exempt:
    Not Applicable

    Pay Type:

    Work Unit:

    Position Summary Information

    Job Description Summary

    Furman University invites applications for a one-year replacement position in Modern European History for the 2018-2019 academic year. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand but ABD’s will be considered. The teaching load is 3-2 and will teach a general European history survey course.

    Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Their recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences.

    Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.

    The Furman student experience is supported by a rich network of centers and institutes that includes The Riley Institute, The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, The Herring Center for Continuing, Graduate, and Professional Education, The Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education, The Cothran Center for Vocational Exploration, The Shucker Center for Leadership Development, The Malone Center for Career Engagement, and their newest addition, The Center for Inclusive Communities.

    Furman is located in Greenville, South Carolina, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast and is ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine. The charming downtown features excellent restaurants, in-town parks, shops, museums, galleries, music venues, and theaters. The city also has excellent public and private schools and a vibrant international community. A 20-mile bike and running trail connects the university to Greenville and to Travelers Rest, which was named “one of America’s coolest small towns.” The surrounding area abounds with outdoor recreational activities and has some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains in the country. Greenville is within easy reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic Beaches. The newly renovated Greenville-Spartanburg Airport, located just 25 minutes from downtown, runs daily flights to major cities and airline hubs. Greenville is 2 1/2 hours from Atlanta and only one hour from Asheville, North Carolina. It is an ideal place to live and work.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Ph.D., ABD’s will be considered.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Physical Demands

    Work Environment:
    Typical classroom setting

    Posting Detail Information

    Application Deadline:

    Employment Period:
    10 Month

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    The cover letter should include a description of how your teaching, scholarship, mentoring and/or service might contribute to a liberal arts college community that includes a commitment to diversity as one of its core values.

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