Hawai'i Pacific University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Diplomatic/International History (one-year)

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Diplomatic/International History (one-year)
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Hawai'i Pacific University

Visiting Assistant Professor of Diplomatic/International History

Job Summary: The Department of History and International Studies invites applications for a one year Visiting Assistant Professor in Diplomatic/International History. Candidate must hold a Ph.D. in History (or a closely related discipline) OR a Master's degree in History (or a closely related discipline) combined with professional experience commensurate to a doctorate (i.e. a credentialed diplomat). Required specialization is in U.S. Diplomatic History/Foreign Relations with preference for additional specialization in Asia or the Asia-Pacific region. Candidates must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in US Diplomatic History as well as both undergraduate and graduate courses in additional area of specialization. The successful candidate will contribute to our undergraduate programs in history and international studies, as well as our BA and MA in Diplomacy and Military Studies. Posting will close on June 28th, 2017.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in History (or closely related discipline) with a specialization in diplomatic or international history; OR M.A. in History (or closely related discipline) with a specialization in diplomatic or international history combined with professional experience commensurate to a doctorate (i.e. credentialed diplomat).
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Currently authorized to work in the United States

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in (or closely related discipline) with a specialization in diplomatic or international history
  • Two years or more of undergraduate college-level teaching experience
  • Graduate–level college teaching experience
  • Scholarly publications
  • Experience teaching university students in a diverse environment
  • Master's level thesis supervision experience
  • Online teaching experience

Other Qualifications:

  • Report to work obligations to support the department and may require work during HPU's winter break, if necessary.
  • Must meet training and background check qualifications and comply with the Minors on Campus policy.
  • Able to teach classes scheduled during days, evenings, and weekends.
  • Able to teach classes at multiple locations on Oahu.
  • Successful candidate will be able to work in an environment that utilize excellent time and stress management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Develop syllabi of course activities that meets the requirements of the course description, establishes appropriate student learning outcomes, and provides for appropriate class activities throughout the semester (3%)

2. Plan and deliver individual classes that conform to the syllabus and other requirements of the University (70%)

3. Hold office hours and respond to student questions (7%)

4. Participate in training sessions, assessment activities and department meetings (5%)

5. Work with adjunct instructors and perform other related duties as assigned (15%)

Hawai'i Pacific University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable environment in which faculty and staff can excel irrespective of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or any other protected class covered by state and federal law. Hawai'i Pacific University encourages applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on