The School of Arts and Sciences invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of History on the Johnson University Florida (Kissimmee, Florida) campus beginning Fall 2019. The candidate’s area of specialization is open; however, successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Church History, World History, American History, or related field with degree in hand by August 2019, evidence of teaching excellence, and a wholehearted embrace of the University’s mission, values, statement of faith, and community covenant.
Responsibilities include teaching the equivalent of twenty-four hours per year, with primary responsibilities in introductory World Civilization I and II courses and other courses in the General Education Core. Upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization could be developed as needed. Successful candidates are expected to engage in advising, in service to the university, and in professional development
Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience or ability to teach courses related to the Stone-Campbell Movement.
The candidate’s area of specialization is open; however, successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Church History, World History, American History, or related field with degree in hand by August 2019, evidence of teaching excellence, and a wholehearted embrace of the University’s mission, values, statement of faith, and community covenant.
Application Process: The School of Arts and Sciences
Initial Application: The following materials should be emailed to The School of Arts and Sciences at SAS@johnsonu.edu
Responses to the School of Arts and Sciences essay prompts (below). Each essay should be approximately 250-500 words.
Describe your personal faith and Christian experience, including what you consider to be the most significant implications of your faith commitments?
State your understanding of the relationship of biblical perspectives and faith commitments to your scholarly discipline.
Provide a statement of your teaching philosophy, and how it relates to instruction in the undergraduate liberal arts core of a Christ-centered university.
Documents Required for Semi-finalist Candidates:
Official Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Transcripts
3 Professional References, including complete contact information and statement of relationship to candidate.
Evidence of experience and excellence in teaching. (Student evaluations, letter of recommendation, etc.)
Questions: Contact Dr. Jamey Gorman (Search Co-Chair), Associate Professor of History (JUTN campus), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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Except as provided below, qualified applicants are considered for all positions, and employees are treated without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship. The University, under various sections of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (as amended) and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (as amended), reserves the right to discriminate on the basis of religion, marital status or gender (with regard to certain positions) where approved job description for a position indicates that the determination relates to a bona fide occupational qualification reasonably necessary to the normal operation of that particular position, or where the job description can demonstrate that the University is unable to reasonably accommodate an employee's religious observance or practice without undue hardship in the conduct of that position's responsibilities and activities.
About Johnson University Florida
Since 1893, Johnson University has been a leader among historic faith-based colleges and contemporary fiscally responsible universities. Johnson is listed on Forbes magazine’s “100 Most Financially Fit Colleges” (2nd among CCCU member and affiliate institutions), USA Today’s “Least Expensive Colleges to Get Your Degree,” (1st among SACSCOC accredited schools), and Niche’s “Top Christian Colleges,” (15th among CCCU institutions.) The university offers more than 70 bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D., and associate’s programs across three campuses – in Knoxville, Florida, and online. Johnson faculty strive to prepare promising students for excellence in Christian ministry and other strategic vocations through an affordable, community-oriented, Christ-centered education.