New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant professor focusing on migration studies. This position is open with regard to field of Ph.D and the appointment will be in that field with the opportunity of a joint appointment in another field or interdisciplinary program.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, teaching experience, a career interest in liberal arts education, and a vibrant research agenda. The person filling this line will be expected to teach courses on migration and build and coordinate interdisciplinary initiatives related to this subject, as well as contribute to the curriculum in the field of appointment. Experience using and teaching GIS and a willingness to guide students in developing GIS research skills is highly valued. The candidate must have completed the Ph.D. by the start of employment in August 2018.
Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College is a nationally recognized, highly selective public honors college with an 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis or project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. We are committed to excellence in undergraduate teaching and research and encourage collaborative student-faculty scholarship. The teaching load is two courses per semester plus sponsoring individual and group tutorials. Faculty members also provide academic advising, supervise independent study projects, sponsor senior theses, and serve on baccalaureate committees. Professors are expected to maintain a program of research or creative work. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to innovative undergraduate liberal arts teaching.
Candidates should apply on-line here and upload the following:
In addition, please ask at least three references to send signed letters on letterhead electronically to MigrationSearch@ncf.edu or in hard copy to: Migration Search, Division of Social Sciences, New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243.
For questions about the application process, please contact Kristi Fecteau at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1 and continue until the position is filled.