Assistant Professor of World History/Modern Middle East History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
The History Department at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse invites applicants for a tenure-track assistant professorship, with a specialty in modern Middle East history. The successful candidate will have expertise in modern Middle East social/political history. Our department seeks foremost an engaging teacher and scholar who can inspire students in the History major and minor, teacher education and the Universitys General Education program. UW-La Crosse is an ideal location for faculty who seek to integrate their teaching, research, and service activities.
Teaching responsibilities include three courses per semester, including a General Education World History course, sophomore level regional survey, and upper level courses in Middle Eastern history. Ph. D. required by time of appointment. Please list major and minor fields of specialization on C. V. and send a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation to Jess Hollenback, Ph.D, History Department, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, WI 54601 by November 20, 2008.
The Department of History provides students with a solid foundation in a world history curriculum, with specialties in selected time periods, themes, and subjects. Faculty are leaders in disciplinary specialties and history education. The department partners in interdisciplinary programs, including Latin American Studies, Womens Studies, German Studies, Russian Studies, Environmental Studies and Public History. History students participate in a vital undergraduate research program. The department is committed to being an inclusive, supportive community for all its members. We especially encourage applicants who will enhance the departments commitment to create a diverse, culturally-sensitive teaching and learning community.
UW-La Crosse is a comprehensive university with more than 9,000 students in a variety of liberal arts and professional programs, including the preparation of K-12 teachers. The University is located in a mid-sized city in one of the nations most beautiful scenic regions, within easy driving distance of several metropolitan areas and major university libraries. The cost of living is below that of comparable communities in most of the country, and affordable housing is plentiful. The University is committed to the creation of an inclusive, supportive community for all its members. To learn more about the university and our department, visit www.uwlax.edu.
As an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, the University of Wisconsin La Crosse is engaged in an effort to be a leader in Wisconsins movement toward increased diversity and inclusiveness. If you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process, please contact Prof. Hollenback to make appropriate arrangements.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Under Wisconsin Statutes, we are required to provide, upon request, a list of nominees and applicants. A written request can exclude one from this list. Persons agreeing to be final candidates (to be interviewed) will have their identities revealed as final candidates.
Jess Hollenback, Ph.D.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Middle East History / Studies