Assistant Professor, University of Maine at Augusta, World History

Here’s a short-term advertisment for an attractive tenure-track position in World History at the University of Maine at Augusta, the third-largest campus in the University of Maine’s system, with some extra responsibilities at the University’s external campus in Bangor, Maine. The call for applications explains further:

UMA is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, tenure track, Assistant Professor of History with a specialization in World History. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester. The successful candidate will teach a 4/4 load, including a two-semester world history survey class. Preferred secondary fields include Women’s History and Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to teaching. This position will be based on UMA’s Augusta campus with responsibilities on UMA’s Bangor campus. The appointment will begin the academic year 2016-2017.

Qualifications: Earned doctorate in a history-related field preferred, doctoral candidates with a master’s degree in a history-related field may be considered. Completion of the doctorate required for the awarding of tenure. Preferences: Experience teaching non-traditional learners and students at a distance. 

Salary:  The normal hiring range is high forties for a tenure-track position, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers an excellent fringe-benefits package. 

Faculty positions require teaching both day and/or evening on our campuses in Augusta, Bangor, and/or at University College Centers; student advising; curriculum development; research and scholarship; university and community service. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach via one or more of the distance education modalities utilized by the University: interactive television, video conferencing, and online instruction.

If this sounds like it’s for you, then apply – and now! The call for applications begins immediately, and UMA notes that applications received after December 31, 2015 will be reviewed at the Department’s discretion. The application procedure works like this:

Applicants must complete an online  application  and submit a cover letter and resume at https://maine.hiretouch.com/. Materials must be submitted via “Apply for position.” Applicants will need to create an applicant profile, complete an application (which includes contact information for three professional references), and upload a cover letter and a resume which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications. Applicants will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form. Finalist will be asked to submit official transcripts upon request.

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