Assistant Professor - Graduate Liberal Studies

Vacancy: #13F043
Position #6906

The Graduate Liberal Studies Program of the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship with primary teaching responsibilities in the interdisciplinary Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies and additional responsibilities as Assistant Director. 

The Masters of Arts in Liberal Studies offers a highly integrated exploration of the liberal arts, which not only adheres to the traditional values of a broad liberal arts education, but is specifically designed for highly motivated learners who wish to deepen their understanding of the social, scientific, and humanistic dimensions of today's world. 

Teaching experience is required.  A preference will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary teaching experience.  The successful applicant will teach core courses in Liberal Studies and Liberal Studies courses in his or her own field as well as contribute to research and teaching in an additional department in the College of Arts and Sciences.  The terminal degree is required (Ph.D. or M.F.A.) or must be obtained in the first academic year of employment.  Preference will be given to applicants in the fields of Theatre, Public History/Digital History, and Anthropology with a concentration in Archaeology.  The appointment date is August 2013.

Priority review of applications will begin on January 31, 2013.  To apply, please complete the online process available on the Web at  A cover letter, CV, materials providing evidence of effective teaching, and a writing sample should be attached to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed.  Adobe PDF or Word format is required. In addition, please have three letters of reference mailed to Professor Patricia Turrisi, Director, Graduate Liberal Studies, UNCW, 601 S. College Road, Wilmington, NC 28403- 5857. For questions regarding the online process, contact Ms. Allison Lawlor at (910) 962-3307 or


UNCW is an EEO/AA Employer. UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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