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Assistant Professor, History and Foreign Languages

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Work type: Faculty 9-month
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Faculty

Department:

History and Foreign Languages

Requested Start Date:

August 15th, 2020

Pay Range:

Commensurate with experience

Normal Work Schedule:

Varies depending on department need and class schedule

Job Summary:

The Department of History & Foreign Languages at Jacksonville (AL) State University seeks a tenure-track assistant professor in the History of the Ancient Mediterranean World, to include but not limited to Ancient Greek and Roman worlds. Applications from those who focus on science and technology, medicine, or the environment are welcome. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to research and research-informed teaching.  Teaching philosophy and writing sample required. Ph.D. in hand by August 20, 2020 required.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate level courses in History and Foreign Languages along with doctoral level research and advanced data analysis.
  • Responsible for curriculum and program development, advisement, professional development activities.
  • Develops and implements a program of instruction that meets the individual needs, interests and abilities of students and is consistent with the university, SACS accreditation, and state study and curriculum guides.
  • Assesses student’s abilities as related to desired educational goals and objectives, in order to maximize student achievement.
  • Serves as advisor and mentor for students.
  • Manages the behaviors of learners in the classroom and participates in the management of student behavior in other parts of the campus, in order to provide a general environment conducive to the learning process. 
  • Plans and employs a variety of appropriate instructional/learning strategies and activities which are compatible with the physical facility but serves the needs and capabilities of the students.  
  • Communicates continually to students (either in writing or verbally) in regards to instructional expectations, student progress or lack of progress.
  • Responsible for recoding students’ attendance and keeps attendance registers, according to JSU policy.
  • Actively participates in and works with university personnel in planning effective instructional goals, objectives, methods and curriculum. 
  • Exhibits a commitment and ability to conduct scholarly activities and engage in professional, university, and community service. 
  • Assists in the documentation of student progress by efficiently maintaining and submitting appropriate records and reports. 
  • Ensures that the classroom or instructional environment is healthful and safe and generally conducive to learning. 
  • Agrees to participate in extra-curricular activities as requested by the head of the department or Dean of the school. 
  • Participates and belongs to educational/professional associations (within concentration) and participates in their activities.
  • Fulfill faculty responsibilities as stated by institutional and departmental policy and by administration.
  • Serves on departmental and university committees.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the department head.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate or terminal degree in field to be taught

Preferred Qualifications:

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript

Additional Information: None

Supplemental Questions: None

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