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Title:                             Assistant Professor (History)

Position Number:           0082230

Hiring Unit:                    University of Hawaii - West Oahu

Location:                       Kapolei

Date Posted:                 September 03, 2014

Closing Date:                 Continuous - application review begins October 31, 2014

Salary Information:         Negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Monthly Type:                9 Month

Tenure Track:                Tenure

Full Time/Part Time:       Full Time

Temporary/Permanent:   Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities

This position will entail teaching upper and lower division courses in American history, introductory courses in world history, courses in the history of Hawai‘i and the Pacific Islands, and upper division courses outside the candidate’s specialization as needed.

In addition to teaching within their disciplines, all faculty members at UH West O‘ahu are expected to engage in scholarly activity, participate in curriculum development, provide service to the community and their profession, teach courses using distance methods, participate in program assessment, advise students, supervise senior projects/practica, and participate in faculty governance.

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university in American history, the history of Hawai‘i, or Pacific Islands history.

Experience teaching college-level history courses.

Demonstrated ability to teach courses in world history, U.S. history, and the history of Hawai‘i.

Desirable Qualifications

Experience teaching college courses in American history.

Demonstrated ability to teach courses focusing on the history of the Pacific Islands.

Demonstrated ability to teach courses from a Native Hawaiian perspective.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in a multicultural setting, especially with people of Asian, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, or multicultural backgrounds.

A record of scholarly research and publications in peer-reviewed venues.

Demonstrated ability or experience implementing innovative strategies for direct and distance students to meet discipline and/or university wide learning objectives.

Demonstrated ability to work with students of varied ages.

To Apply:

Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vita, names and contact information of 3 professional references, and copies of official transcripts (official transcripts required at the time of hire) by email as a MS Word or PDF file attachments to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please be sure to include the position title and number in the subject line. Copies of selected publications and student evaluations summaries may be requested during the search process. If ABD, submit a letter from the committee chair attesting that all degree requirements will be met by August 1, 2015. Please redact out references to social security numbers and birth date on transcript copies. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All items become the property of the University of Hawaii-West O‘ahu and will not be returned.

Inquiries: Dr. Alan Rosenfeld; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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