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Faculty - Chair - History & Government - 13AS-HG01

Position Deleted on 3/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - History
  • Faculty - Liberal Arts - Political Science
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus

Department - History and Government

Title: Associate Professor/Professor and Chair

Job Code: 13AS-HG01

Date Closed: Open Until Filled

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number - 13AS-HG01.

The Department of History and Government invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Chair. Successful applicants must have a Ph.D. in Political Science or History, as well as a teaching, scholarship and service record appropriate for a tenured appointment at the rank of Professor (preferred) or Associate Professor. Academic leadership and administrative experience are essential. Successful grant writing/fund raising experience is highly desirable as is active membership in professional associations. The Chair must demonstrate a collaborative leadership style, an appreciation for a multidisciplinary environment and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. The appointment is at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure. The Chair position is a 12-month administrative appointment with responsibilities for overseeing programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Master of Arts degrees with majors in History or Government, as well as the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in Criminal Justice (co-administered with the Department of Sociology and Social Work). The department has 10 full-time faculty members offering degrees to approximately 175 undergraduate and 45 master's students.

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. The College of Arts and Sciences, with over thirty-five percent of TWU's graduate and undergraduate population of over 14,700, prepares students for success in a global world. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

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