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|Posted:||Oct 16, 2023|
The Department of History at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of U.S. Women's History (specialization open) beginning Fall 2024.
The Department of History at SUNY Oneonta is one of the university's most intellectually and pedagogically engaged departments. Its members pursue an active program of research and scholarship and offer a wide range of courses, all of which emphasize the development of critical thinking skills through intensive reading, writing, and discussion. Our department works closely with Secondary Education, Women's and Gender Studies, and Africana/Latinx Studies and has many cross-listed classes with these and other departments. In addition to its diverse curriculum, the department has a successful internship program and participates in professional partnerships to help launch students into fulfilling careers in the historical community and further afield. If desired, faculty have opportunities to collaborate with students in a variety of experiences such as independent studies, research assistantships, teaching assistantships, establishing internships, editing our new online history journal, and in a yearly conference sponsored by our history club. Faculty also have the opportunity to engage in faculty-led study abroad programs around the world with our students. Service opportunities within the department and university are diverse and allow the faculty to serve in areas of interest and expertise.
The Department recognizes that impactful teaching stems from supported research and there are funding opportunities from our union, yearly development funds from our college, and the department manages a trust that supports faculty research. Funding is also available from the SUNY Foundation for research conducted with students.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Teaching responsibilities include teaching and developing upper-division courses in U.S. Women's History, teaching New York State History, and upper-division courses to meet department needs for a total of 21 credit hours per year. The position will also entail a commitment to research, student advisement, college service, and continuing professional development.
Base Salary: $60,000. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at https://www.suny.edu/benefits.
SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.
The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture.
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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse university community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity. Moreover, the university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. "At SUNY Oneonta, we believe that diversity is an asset and a source of strength that energizes our collective growth and innovation." - President Alberto Cardelle.
To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=168806 Please upload a cover letter, CV, transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. Contact information for three references must be provided; instructions for submitting letters of reference will be sent directly to the referees. **Review of applications will begin on December 15th and will continue until the position is filled.
For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/about-oneonta/employment.