Job Opening: Japanese History, rank open, Georgia Gwinnett College

Institution: Georgia Gwinnett College, School of Liberal Arts
Location:   Georgia, United States
Position:   Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor History (Japan)

In anticipation of increases in enrollment for the 2012-2013 academic year, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) invites applicants for faculty positions in History (Japan) starting August 1, 2012. The successful candidates will be expected to teach the world history and/or US history survey courses as well as courses within their specialties. Applicants should demonstrate significant innovations in teaching, superior service to the institution, and established research credentials. Commitment to building a new college is also essential. GGC emphasizes a student-centered learning environment. Faculty will be expected to teach lower-division courses in addition to upper-division courses.

Founded in 2005, GGC is the 35th institution of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century four-year liberal arts college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools. With a current enrollment of over 8,000 students, GGC expects within two years to exceed 10,000 students, including both residential and commuter students. Located in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, GGC provides a student-centered, technology-enriched learning environment. Gwinnett County (pop. 780,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education, and information technology.

SALARY: Commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. in history
Specialty in Japan history. Period of specialization is open.
Candidates should have at least 18 graduate hours in history courses.

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Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

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About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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