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Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should upload an application (specifying the position number), cover letter and curriculum vita. Applicants should have three letters of reference sent to Akram Khater, Chair of the Search Committee, Box 8108 North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, akhater@ncsu.edu Questions can be sent to Professor Akram Khater, Chair of the Search Committee, akhater@ncsu.edu Review of applications will begin on May 22, 2017 and will continue until position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Information

Vacancy Type Post Doc
Is Internal Transfer Only No
Time-Limited Appointment Length No
If Yes, Appointment Length 1 year, renewable for a second year
Working Title Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar
Anticipated Hiring Range $40,000
Position Number 00104365
Work Schedule Full-time with potential need to teach evening classes
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.00
Department 160301 - History
Department 160301 - History
Job City & State Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties

Teaching courses in Middle Eastern history.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be expected to teach two classes per semester in the Department of History.

The Teaching Scholar will pursue their own individual research agenda and be guided by a faculty mentor in their respective field. A research presentation in the Spring semester of each year will summarize progress in this arena and should result in one or more publications.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be evaluated on a regular basis regarding his/her teaching and mentoring of students.

Other Work/Responsibilities

The Teaching Scholar must also complete NC State’s Certificate in Teaching Techniques, a unique program that prepares the faculty of tomorrow – http://www.ncsu.edu/grad/postdoctoral-affairs/ncsu_citt.html

The Teaching Scholar will pursue their own individual research agenda and be guided by a faculty mentor in their respective field. A research presentation in the Spring semester of each year will summarize progress in this arena and should result in one or more publications.

Minimum Experience/Education

Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate (e.g., M.D., D.V.M., Sc.D.) in appropriate field awarded no more than five (5) years from initial date of postdoctoral appointment.

Departmental Required Skills

Teaching experience, PhD in Middle Eastern History.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Ph.D. in Middle Eastern History awarded no more than three years from date of postdoctoral appointment.
Experience as a teaching assistant or instructor of record desired. Training/education: Experience mentoring students and having a specific research agenda that aligns with one of the graduate degree granting departments are also highly desired.
Motivation to teach, mentor, conduct and publish research and/or scholarship is expected.

Required License or Certification

n/a

Special Instructions

Applicants should upload an application

(specifying the position number), cover letter and

curriculum vita.

Applicants should have three letters of reference

sent to Akram Khater, Chair of the Search

Committee, Box 8108 North Carolina State

University, Raleigh, NC 27695, akhater@ncsu.edu

Questions can be sent to Professor Akram Khater,

Chair of the Search Committee, akhater@ncsu.edu

Review of applications will begin on May 22, 2017

and will continue until position is filled.

Job Open Date 05/09/2017
Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time.
05/22/2017
Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2017
AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Monster.com
    • CareerBuilder.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials Required

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document (1)
  2. Contact Information for References
  3. Teaching Statement