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Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities – Open Sub-Discipline in any area of the humanities (Tenured)

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Please upload and submit the following documents when prompted: 1. A cover letter 2. A current Curriculum Vita 3. Teaching philosophy statement Additionally you will be asked to provide contact information for 4 professional letters of reference. Referees will receive an email and link from uhr@ohio.edu inviting them to provide a letter of reference on your behalf. To avoid potential delays from this email being quarantined in a SPAM folder, please consider asking your reference providers to add address uhr@ohio.edu to their address book. Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2017.

Posting Details

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Eastern Time Zone) on the 'Posting End Date' shown below.

Position Information

Job Title Charles J. Ping Professor of Humanities – Open Sub-Discipline in any area of the humanities (Tenured)
Applications Accepted From Public: Open to the Public
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload and submit the following documents when prompted:

1. A cover letter
2. A current Curriculum Vita
3. Teaching philosophy statement

Additionally you will be asked to provide contact information for 4 professional letters of reference. Referees will receive an email and link from uhr@ohio.edu inviting them to provide a letter of reference on your behalf. To avoid potential delays from this email being quarantined in a SPAM folder, please consider asking your reference providers to add address uhr@ohio.edu to their address book.

Review of application materials will begin November 1, 2017. The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by November 1, 2017.

This position is eligible for the following benefits: Level 1 - Medical/Rx, Vision, Dental, Ortho; Winter Break Closure; Holidays Paid; Basic/Supp/Dep Life; Educ. Benefits; Sick Leave; Vacation; Retirement
Posting Number 2016515F
Job Description

The Charles J. Ping Institute for the Teaching of the Humanities https://www.ohio.edu/cas/ping/index.cfm seeks to appoint a distinguished teaching professor at Ohio University. Applicants must be tenured faculty members in a humanities discipline, which include: history, philosophy, languages, linguistics, literature, archaeology, the history, theory and criticism of the arts; ethics, comparative religion and those aspects of the social sciences that employ historical or philosophical approaches.

In addition to a having a noteworthy research agenda, the successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and will demonstrate a passion for the exchange of ideas. Measure of effectiveness and commitment to teaching include: awards for distinguished teaching; new course development, innovative approaches to pedagogy, mentoring faculty and/or graduate teachers; participation in colloquia or other programs encouraging effective teaching; leading NEH summer workshops, and interdisciplinary course development that encourages increased humanities content.

The Charles J. Ping Professor of the Humanities will be tenured in the department appropriate to his/her discipline and thus must meet the promotion and tenure standards of that department. The professor will participate with the other professors and fellows of the Ping Institute in activities sponsored by the Institute such as: support of curricular development in the humanities, sponsorship of seminars devoted to humanities topics, organization of workshops and summer programs for high school teachers, development of conferences on the role of the humanities in education and public life.

Minimum Qualifications

Due to funding guidelines only candidates with a Ph.D. or equivalent in a humanities discipline and tenure at an institution of higher education other than Ohio University will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications
Department Humanities
Pay Rate

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Faculty members also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and education benefits for both the faculty member and their eligible dependents.

Job Open Date 08/24/2017
Posting Close Date

11/1/17

Employment Type Full-Time Regular
Job Category Faculty - Tenure Track (Group I)
Months 9
Planning Unit College of Arts & Sciences
Work Schedule

Variable

Campus Athens
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Thomas H. Carpenter, carpentt@ohio.edu , 740 597-2106
Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching philosophy statement
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned about this posting.
    • www. ohiouniversityjobs.com
    • www.higheredjobs.com
    • www.ohiomeansjobs.com
    • The Athens Messenger
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Ohio University employee
    • OHIO Jobs Line (phone)
    • Employment Agency
    • Posted Announcement
    • Professional association
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc)
    • OTHER
  2. * Do you currently hold a senior tenured position at an academic institution?
    • Yes
    • No