Thursday, March 20, 2014

Job in European and World History at Montreat College

Anyone interested in working in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains? Patrick Connelly, chair of the Division of Social Sciences at Montreat College, asked me to pass this along.  --JF

Description and Responsibilities: Primary teaching duties include lower and upper level courses in both European and World History. The ability to teach Political Science would be desirable. Other responsibilities include the recruitment, advising, and mentoring of students as well as playing a vital role in program development/expansion within the History Department.

Montreat College is a 4-year, Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus.

Montreat College is an independent, self-governing college, related to the Presbyterian Church by history, location, and long-standing relationships with the Mountain Retreat Association and the Association of Presbyterian Colleges and Universities. Montreat is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. To learn more about Montreat College’s history, mission, vision, and values, please visit: For more information on the goals and mission of History Department, please visit:

Montreat College is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Expectations: Successful candidates will demonstrate a professional and personal commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Montreat College. That commitment includes general support for Christian liberal arts education and the specific ability to integrate faith and the discipline of history in a compelling, thoughtful manner. Teaching excellence and a willingness to serve the broader college community through service and committee work are also expected.

Qualifications: PhD in History strongly preferred. ABD considered.

Application Deadline and Materials: Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Candidates are requested to send the following materials:
1) Letter of Application
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Transcripts of Undergraduate and Graduate Work
4) Statement of Faith
5) Statement of Philosophy of Christian Higher Education
6) List of Three References with Contact Information

Application Materials May Be Sent To:
Dr. Marshall Flowers, Senior Vice President and Provost

or by mail to:

Dr. Marshall Flowers, Senior Vice President and Provost
Montreat College
c/o History Search Committee
PO Box 1267
Montreat, North Carolina 28757