University of Michigan - Dearborn, Social Sciences -History
Assistant Professor of History for the Frank and Mary Padzieski Endowed Professorship in Polish/Polish American/Eastern European Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Michigan, United States|
|Position:||Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Michigan-Dearborn is seeking candidates for a tenure track appointment as an Assistant Professor of History for the Frank and Mary Padzieski Endowed Professorship in Polish/Polish American/Eastern European Studies, effective 9/1/2013.
A Ph.D. in History or a field relevant to the specializations outlined below is required. The preferred candidate should have a research specialization in Polish History (period of specialization open) and be able to offer upper-division courses in Polish History, Eastern European History and contribute to World History or US survey courses (depending on research specialization). The ideal candidate should also be able to contribute to College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters programs, such as the Honors Program, First Year Seminars, or one of the many interdisciplinary programs. Desirable subfields include Russian and/or another area of East European history, Polish-American history, or the history of Polish immigrant communities in other parts of the world. Experience and interest in high quality, on-line teaching is a plus. This endowed professorship carries a small annual stipend to support professional development and includes a full time teaching load of six courses per year.
Additional selection criteria include demonstrated potential for and commitment to teaching talented and diverse undergraduates, as well as the ability to sustain a productive research agenda. Salary is competitive.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn currently enrolls approximately 8,900 students in undergraduate and graduate programs. The University is one of three campuses – along with Ann Arbor and Flint - in the University of Michigan system. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. Metropolitan Detroit is home to the third biggest conglomeration of Polish Americans in the United States.
The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment, and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.
For further information, please visit: http://www.casl.umd.umich.edu/history/. The University of Michigan, Dearborn is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer.
Applicants should send a cover letter, vita, official copy of graduate transcript, three letters of reference, a summary of teaching evaluations (if available), and a writing sample to: Professor Camron Michael Amin, Chair, Polish History Search Committee, University of Michigan Dearborn, 4901 Evergreen Rd., Dearborn MI 48128-1491. We will conduct screening interviews at the January 2013 AHA meeting in New Orleans. Applications should be received by November 15, 2012 to ensure full consideration.
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Ethnic History / Studies