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Assistant Professor of Humanities

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete application online: https://jobs.savannahstate.edu; submit current curriculum vitae, official transcript, and three current personal references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers online or by mail to: Assistant Professor Humanities Search; Fine Arts, Humanities & Wellness; Savannah State University, Box 20034, Savannah, GA 31404. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details 

 Position Information

Working Title Assistant Professor of Humanities
Job Summary

The Department of Fine Arts, Humanities and Wellness at Savannah State University invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of Humanities beginning August, 2017. The successful candidate would be expected to teach a variety of courses across the areas of Philosophy, Religion and Humanities as well as foster interdisciplinary curricular development to support degree programs. May be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

A Doctorate degree in Philosophy, Religion, Humanities or closely related field. Demonstrated commitment to student success and excellence in teaching and institutional service required. Ability to lead and collaborate in curriculum and program development that bridges areas across the university and understanding of with commitment to diversity and cultural competence; experience using classroom assessment to improve teaching and learning; willingness to participate in all aspects of campus life and strong commitment to the college mission desired. Ability to present philosophical concepts in an innovative, engaging, energetic manner; with openness to utilizing group work and reality based case examples; and enthusiasm for the subject matter essential. Ability to work with a broad spectrum of learners with diverse levels of prior learning preferred. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date 01/09/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online: https://jobs.savannahstate.edu; submit current curriculum vitae, official transcript, and three current personal references with names, addresses, and telephone numbers online or by mail to: Assistant Professor Humanities Search; Fine Arts, Humanities & Wellness; Savannah State University, Box 20034, Savannah, GA 31404.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2