Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Belmont Abbey College, History: Assistant Professor, Late Antiquity / Medieval Europe

Belmont Abbey College seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a specialization in late antiquity and medieval Europe to begin in August 2012. The successful candidate who must have an understanding of the Catholic Intellectual tradition and be able to articulate it cogently, and will be expected to teach upper-level courses in Benedictine and Roman Catholic Church history as well as in his/her area of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to teach core curriculum courses, Western Civilization I and II. The teaching load is four courses per academic semester. The successful applicant will have demonstrated strong ability or potential as a teacher, scholar, and mentor. Candidates must support the College’s mission and vision. The doctorate should be in hand by August 1, 2012. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please submit via email—a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, sample syllabi, and three letters of reference March 31, 2012 to:

Simon Donoghue
Chair, History Search Committee
Belmont Abbey College
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012

Located ten minutes west of Charlotte, North Carolina, Belmont Abbey College is a Catholic, Benedictine school that educates a diverse student body in the liberal arts and sciences. The College, which is more than 130 years old, is known for its dedicated faculty, their excellent teaching, the personal attention that students receive, and a friendly atmosphere both inside and outside of the classroom. There is a Benedictine monastery on campus, as well as a minor basilica. In keeping with the monks’ age-old tradition of hospitality, the College community welcomes newcomers and works together for the benefit of our students--aiming to exemplify the aspiration that our College motto encapsulates: That in all things God may be glorified.