The Department of History and Politics at the College of St. Scholastica invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Global or International History, beginning September 2020. Candidates should have broad interdisciplinary interests in modern history, international politics, and global studies. Regional areas of specialization are open, with some preference for Latin America or Asia. Thematic areas are also open but might include environmental history and sustainability, human rights, or peace and justice movements.
Teaching load is three courses per semester (traditional and online formats) and will include introductory courses in world history and political science, upper-level courses in modern history, and courses in environmental history and politics, US foreign relations, and globalization. In addition to teaching, this position requires research and scholarship, professional activity, and college service.
At the College of St. Scholastica, we believe that equity and inclusion are key ingredients of academic excellence and the success of all our students. Our Catholic Benedictine heritage, grounded in Catholic social teaching, informs this vision of Inclusive Excellence (http://www.css.edu/administration/human-resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Candidates must demonstrate evidence of cultural competence and be committed to working closely with diverse populations.
Grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and in the Benedictine heritage, St. Scholastica is a selective college in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions. Duluth is a vibrant, welcoming, progressive community, located in an area of striking natural beauty. Applications will be reviewed by a search committee chaired by Dr. Randall Poole (Department of History and Politics) and Dr. Martin Pflug (Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies). Review of applications begins immediately. Full consider will be given to applications received by February 15, 2020.
A Ph.D. in history or closely related field is required by time of appointment. The successful candidate must be ready to contribute to our strong tradition of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service.
For additional information and to apply, visit www.csshrjobs.com. The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive, and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. Individuals from diverse backgrounds, varying identities, persons with disabilities, and all underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. While there is no religious requirement, we are interested in individuals who value and support the Benedictine Values of the College of St. Scholastica.
About The College of St. Scholastica
The College of St. Scholastica (CSS) is a thriving independent private college with its main campus overlooking Lake Superior in Duluth, extended campuses throughout Minnesota and vibrant online programs that attract learners from around the world. Since 1912, The College of St. Scholastica has been preparing students for responsible living and meaningful work by emphasizing the Catholic Benedictine values upon which it was founded: Community, Hospitality, Respect, Stewardship and Love of Learning. At CSS, equity and inclusion are viewed as key ingredients to academic excellence and student success.
Duluth is a beautiful and vibrant city of 86,000 set on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world. For outdoor enthusiasts, Duluth offers four seasons of first-rate opportunities: beaches, bike paths, jogging trails, ski resorts, cross-country skiing trails, boating and fishing sites, and rinks for skating, curling, and hockey. The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is an easy drive. Outside magazine has recently named Duluth as the number one “Outside City” in the US. The magazine also named Duluth as a runner-up fo...r the “best adventure hub” in a worldwide survey of destinations for outdoor activities. The College was also pleased to learn that the nonprofit American Institute for Economics ranked Duluth as one of America’s best small metropolitan areas for college students. Similarly, the travel site DreamPlanGo named Duluth in the Top Ten of America’s Most Scenic College Towns. Duluth’s public schools are Minnesota’s most highly ranked, the cost of living is considered reasonable, and the city has more acres of municipal public parks than any other city in the country. The arts scene is booming with galleries, music venues, and a lively theater and dance community.