University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, History
Assistant Professor, Native American History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
POSITION: The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire seeks a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor to start August 19, 2013. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
DUTIES:We welcome candidates in Native American history (Great Lakes or Great Plains preferred). The successful candidate will teach courses in Native American history, US history, historical methodology, and other courses as assigned. They will participate in research and scholarly activities, provide academic advising to students, and engage in service to the university and community.
- PhD in History (or related field) specializing in Native American history.
- ABD applicants will be considered but degree must be completed by March 2014.
- Interest and skill in undergraduate teaching.
- Evidence of effective undergraduate teaching in US history.
- Specialization in Great Lakes or Great Plains history.
- Commitment to equity and inclusiveness and ability to bring diverse perspectives and experiences to campus.
Twelve full time faculty members in the History Department represent a broad range of specialty areas. We serve more than 200 undergraduate history majors (including social studies education majors) and 25 MA students, as well as general education. We have a growing public history program at both undergraduate and graduate levels. We collaborate with UW-Eau Claire’s interdisciplinary program in American Indian Studies. For more details, visit our website at http://www.uwec.edu/history/index.htm.
UNIVERSITY & EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY:
UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.
The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.
Apply online at http://www.uwec.edu/Employment/uweccareers.htm
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* Letter of application (describing teaching and research interests)
* Curriculum Vita
* Three letters of recommendation
* Student evaluations (if available)
* Relevant transcripts
To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by November 5, 2012. However, screening may continue until position is filled. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer striving to recruit, develop, and retain employeesfrom varied backgrounds. Please contact Donna Kuklinski at 715-836-5501 or firstname.lastname@example.org request any accommodation necessary to aid your participation in our hiring process.
To learn more, visit our Web site: http://www.uwec.edu/employment/index.htm.
If you have application questions, call or email:
Dr. Kate Lang, Chair, Department of History
|Primary Category:||Native American History / Studies