Visiting Scholar, job #94608
Political History and Leadership
School in Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies
Arizona State University
The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies (SHPRS) through its undergraduate certificate program, Political History and Leadership (PHL) at Arizona State University (ASU) invites applications for a Visiting Scholar to organize and lead a national panels (workshops) and subsequent conference(s) on the state of teaching American history in higher education today. Conference(s) will involve leading educators, legislators, and citizens involved in civic and American history education in universities and colleges. This person will edit and direct printing and distribution of this final panel report(s). Preference will be given to a senior scholar with a strong publication record, editorial experience with major academic journal(s), and an established career in higher education. This is a full-time, benefits-eligible, fiscal-year (July 1-June 30) appointment with an anticipated start date of January 9, 2023. Renewal is possible on an annual basis contingent on satisfactory performance, availability of resources, and needs of the program.
The successful candidate will be affiliated with the SHPRS undergraduate program in Political History and Leadership. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute a minimum of 10 hours per week to participate in the activities of the program and to contribute to its development to the Program in Political History and Leadership, ASU, and in the wider community. Teaching for this position is not required, but may be available upon request of the scholar and appropriate academic unit.
SHPRS is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service contributes to the ASU Charter, to our mission of inclusive excellence in the humanities, and to serving a diverse student body and community.
Required qualification: candidates must have a Ph.D. in history, political science, or a field relevant to this position by time of appointment.
Desired qualifications: Proven ability to organize conferences; editorial experience; and experience in teaching undergraduate courses.
To apply, submit the following application materials: 1) curriculum vitae; 2) cover letter explaining qualifications, accomplishments in research and teaching, organizing academic conferences; and editorial experience. 3) A statement addressing how your past and/or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance ASU's commitment to inclusive excellence. To guarantee full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://apply.interfolio.com/105851. Application review process will begin June 5, 2022. If the position is not filled, reviews will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed. Questions about the position should be directed to Donald.Critchlow@asu.edu.
The College values our cultural and intellectual diversity, and continually strives to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment. We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of the academic community.
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