Assistant Professor in U.S. & Digital History - Fall 2019 (Dahlonega Campus)

Position ID: 42013
University of North Georgia
Arts & Letters
History, Anthropology, & Philosophy
Branch Campus: 
Dahlonega, Georgia
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 


Assistant Professor in U.S. and Digital History (Fall 2019)
Position Number:  10043182
Benefits Eligible:  Yes
Campus Location:  Dahlonega
General Summary:

The Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy at the University of North Georgia seeks to hire a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of U.S. and Digital History.  A specialization in 20th century U.S. history is strongly preferred.  Primary teaching responsibilities will be on the Dahlonega campus.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of  nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus. 

Review of applications will begin March 1st and continue until the position has been filled.     

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The course load is 4/4, teaching survey courses and upper-division courses in area(s) of specialization. 
  • Responsible for contributing to the department’s MA program.
  • Service and scholarly activities are expected.     
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in hand at time of appointment is required.
  • Evidence of work in Digital History.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching, scholarly potential and commitment to service.     
Anticipated Hire Date:  08/01/2019
Required Documents:  Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts
Special Instructions to Applicants:
If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.

In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check

Employer Information:
All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion.
The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Application Procedure: 
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CIP Discipline Code: 
American History (United States)
Digital History
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
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