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Job Posting: Arkansas State University, Heritage Studies(2013-12-09)

Arkansas State University (ASU) is recruiting applicants for the position of Associate or Full Professor (tenure-track) to begin Fall, 2014 in Historic Preservation and Heritage Studies at Arkansas State University. Position will be twelve months with teaching limited to the Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program coordinated with the public history track of the master's degree in history. Responsibilities assigned by the Director of Arkansas Heritage Sites such as grant writing, fundraising, and program planning as well as overseeing graduate assistantships and doctoral research, will be an extensive part of this professional appointment. Ph. D. in appropriate academic field required. Candidates should have experience initiating and leading historic preservation projects. Candidates who also have experience working with intangible cultural heritage in programs that support cultural conservation are especially encouraged to apply. A record of grant writing, academic publication, college-level teaching, community outreach, and public program management is expected.

Arkansas State University is a public, multi-campus higher education system with enrollment in excess of 22,000 students. The Jonesboro campus has a diverse student body with an on-campus enrollment eclipsing 14,000; through outreach via web-based instruction and the upcoming establishment of a campus in Querétaro, Mexico, the university is making a global impact. A-State educates leaders, enhances intellectual growth and enriches lives in Jonesboro, Ar. A regional metropolitan city with a population of more than 68,500, Jonesboro is located 70.8 miles northwest of Memphis, Tenn. Today, the institution has more than 70,000 alumni.

CV, letter of application and writing sample as the "other document" and the names and contact information of three references must be provided by attaching online.

In addition, contact information for three references must be included with the online application. The reference will be sent an automated email for request of letter based on the information provided by the applicant on his/her online application.
Review of applications will begin on January 15th, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
The position is housed on the Jonesboro campus. Visit for detailed information and to apply for position F00029.

Erik Gilbert,

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