History Department Assistant/Associate Professor


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The History Department at North Greenville University invites applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor of History beginning January 2021. Advanced ABD applicants may be considered, and the field is open, but ideally the successful applicant will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree, and their field will be either European, non-western, or global. Faculty teach both general education survey courses and upper level courses in their area of specialty. The teaching load is 4/4, and faculty are expected to advise students and serve on university committees, as well as remain professionally active in their fields.  Rank will be commensurate with academic experience. The History Department includes four full-time faculty, two part-time faculty, and about 55 undergraduate students majoring in History and Social Studies Education. 

The successful candidate possesses a proven record of and passion for teaching, mentoring, and inspiring undergraduate students while preparing them for a variety of careers. Preference will be given to those who have a record of scholarly or professional publications. Although the primary focus of faculty at NGU is teaching, professional development and writing for publication is encouraged. 

We seek applicants with excellent organizational and communication skills, and those who have cultivated a collaborative style and will enjoy being an active part of a close-knit community of teachers and learners. This applicant should be student-focused and have a knowledge of and heart for first-generation students. 

North Greenville University is a teaching university of the South Carolina Baptist Convention and is a tobacco and alcohol-free campus. All NGU professors are expected to be orthodox Christians who have a strong personal faith, are role models in their piety and ethics, are regularly reflecting upon how their faith influences their discipline and are willing and able to mentor students in their own relationship with Jesus Christ. Faculty are expected to teach in accordance with, and not contrary to, the university’s “Statement on Human Flourishing.”

We particularly invite candidates who will enhance the racial, ethnic, gender, or cultural diversity of our university. 

Application Procedure: To apply, please click on the link below to submit your application directly on the website of North Greenville University. As part of the application, candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, and transcripts, and the contact information for two professional references, and one reference from a leader in your church. Candidates submitting materials by November 15, 2020 will receive full consideration. Review of candidates will continue until positions are filled.

This position is subject to the university’s background check policy.


To apply for this job please visit www.ngu.edu.