The Programs in Multi- and Interdisciplinary Studies ( https://mds.wvu.edu/ ) at West Virginia University invite applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position in Multi- and Interdisciplinary Studies beginning August 2020 . The successful candidate will contribute to our undergraduate programs in Multidisciplinary Studies, Interdisciplinary studies, Regents Bachelor of Arts, and related bachelor-level degree programs. This position requires teaching traditional and online courses across of range of disciplines, advising and mentoring undergraduates, and service-learning or other experiential education.
This position is a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure track, renewable- term appointment with no limit on the number of terms. Teaching Assistant Professors receive full benefits and are eligible for promotion.
The Programs in Multi- and Interdisciplinary Studies offer undergraduate degrees including the Bachelors in Multidisciplinary Studies, a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, and the Regents Bachelor of Arts, enrolling approximately 600-700 full-time students. Our students tailor their education to their interests through flexible and student-centered paths to academic success. Our faculty members share a strong commitment to interdisciplinary studies and scholarship, hold advanced degrees in disciplines that complement their expertise in interdisciplinary theory, and take pride in providing consistent and accurate academic advising.
WVU is a comprehensive land-grant university that enrolls 29,000 students. It is classified as R1 ("Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity") by the Carnegie Foundation. The Morgantown campus is situated along the Monongahela River and Rail Trail and within 10 miles of Cooper's Rock State Forest, and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C. to the east, Pittsburgh, PA., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the west. Morgantown is a safe, inclusive, and family-friendly community. WVU provides faculty members with a supportive environment for developing a visible and productive career. WVU also offers a Dual Career Program to assist partners in their career transition and job search, and belongs to the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ( https://www.hercjobs.org/oh-western-pa-wv ).
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.