North Carolina State University
Job Type: Postdoc
Application Deadline: May 15, 2020
American Agricultural History: The Department of History at North Carolina State University invites applications for a Teaching Post-Doctoral Fellow position in American agricultural history (any area of specialization). 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 will summarize progress in this area. The Teaching Scholar will be expected to teach a 2/2 load, including American Agricultural History (offered in the fall). The Postdoctoral Teaching Scholar will be evaluated on a regular basis regarding her/his teaching and mentoring of students. One year appointment with the possibility of renewal.
Qualifications: Ph.D. in American history, with an emphasis on agricultural history, awarded no more than three years from the 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 the department’s graduate teaching needs also highly desired. Motivation to teach, mentor, conduct and publish research and/or scholarship is expected.
How to apply: NC State University now requires all applications to be initiated electronically. To apply, visit the North Carolina State University Employment Site and click “Apply to this Job.” Applications should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae. In addition, applicants should have three letters of reference sent via email to Professor Ross Bassett, Chair of the Search Committee. Questions can also be sent via email to Professor Bassett. Review of applicants will begin on May 15, 2020 and will continue until position is filled.
AA/EOE Statement: 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 through World Education Services. Degree must be obtained prior to start date.
Posted: April 22, 2020