The Department of History and Government at Misericordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Modern World History to start in the fall of 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated strength in East Asian, Latin American, Middle East, or African history. Applicants must be able to offer courses in the Core Curriculum, teach upper-level courses in the candidate’s field of study, as well as be able to offer writing-intensive courses and/or the department’s version of the University Writing Seminar. Duties include preparing and delivering lectures; evaluating and grading students’ classwork and assignments; and initiating, facilitating, and moderating classroom discussions. The University seeks a candidate who holds a Doctorate in History by August 15, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, who will engage in peer-reviewed scholarship, who have the desire to serve the department as well as the University, and who bring a commitment to the University’s mission.
Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim. Misericordia is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.
Review of credentials will begin January 2 and continue until the position is filled. The department will conduct preliminary interviews by Skype in January. For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation online or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.
Misericordia University, a Catholic liberal arts institution established in the tradition of the Sisters of Mercy, fosters intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and respect for all persons in an environment where all are welcome. As a community, we are committed to integrity and the values of Mercy, Service, Justice, and Hospitality as the foundation of university life. Misericordia offers ba...ccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees and is especially strong in the Health Sciences. The University’s approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide acclaim.