The Virginia Military Institute seeks a beginning assistant professor in nineteenth-century U.S. History. Candidates should have a strong commitment to and good preparation for teaching the American Civil War's causes, course, and consequences. Additional teaching responsibilities include both halves of the United States history survey and upper-level courses in nineteenth-century topics that reflect the applicantâs interest and expertise. The most attractive applicants will be those able to offer an array of courses demonstrating innovative approaches to or perspectives on the nineteenth century and the Civil War. VMI is a public, fourâyear, undergraduate military college of approximately 1,700 students, about half of whom accept commissions in the armed forces upon graduation. Teaching excellence in a liberal arts setting is our first priority. Faculty members who are United States citizens wear uniforms and adhere to military customs, but military experience among the faculty is neither required nor expected. For more information about VMI and the Department of History, please visit our web site at http://www.vmi.edu .
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About Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, Virginia Military Institute shall provide to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality embracing engineering, science, and the arts conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.