University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, History
Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Global Environmental History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The Department of History at the University of Michigan seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track university-year (9-month) position to begin September 2013 in global environmental history, with a preference for a junior person, but will also consider making an appointment at the associate rank. The ideal candidate will focus on Africa, Asia, and/or the global south. This position is part of a "cluster hire" in Environment, Information, and Sustainable Development. The cluster consists of the Department of History and three partner units: the School of Natural Resources and Environment, the School of Information, and the Department of Afroamerican & African Studies. We seek someone who – in addition to offering a range of courses in environmental history – will participate in our emerging global history curriculum and who can work productively within the cluster to offer a historical dimension to contemporary issues surrounding environmental change and development.
Applicants for the History position should review the cluster description at http://sitemaker.umich.edu/clusterhire/home. Letters of application should discuss the relevance of the candidate’s work to the cluster. Candidates should also furnish a placement dossier that includes a CV, a writing sample, at least three letters of recommendation, a syllabus in modern global environmental history, statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, and a statement of current and future research plans.
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2012, and will continue until an appointment is made. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual career couples and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applications should be sent to Chair, Environmental History Search Committee, c/o Connie Hamlin, Department of History, The University of Michigan, 435 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of History
1029 Tisch Hall
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003