University of Wisconsin - Madison, History
Assistant Professor of Modern European Jewish History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
The Department of History and the George L. Mosse/Laurence A. Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for the Frances and Laurence Weinstein Chair in Modern European Jewish History. This is a full-time, tenure- track position at the assistant professor level. Appointment to begin in August 2014.
Applicants should hold a doctorate or anticipate its completion by the start of the appointment. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of creativity and excellence in teaching and research in modern European Jewish history. They are expected to have broad familiarity with the critical study of Jewish history and be able to situate Jewish history within broader comparative contexts. Candidates should have fluency in Hebrew or Yiddish and the language(s) of his or her region of specialization or topic of study. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and to participate in the rich intellectual life of the History Department and the Center for Jewish Studies.
Interested candidates should send paper copies of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of roughly 50 pages, and request their three signed letters of recommendation (electronic versions will not be accepted) be sent separately to Ms. Nicole Hauge, Weinstein Search in Modern European Jewish History, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3211 Mosse Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street, Madison, WI 53706-1405. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits within the larger project. Applications must be received by November 1, 2013.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Washington DC. The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. A criminal background check will be required prior to employment. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Ms. Nicole Hauge
Weinstein Search in Modern European Jewish History
Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3211 Mosse Humanities Building
455 North Park Street
Madison, WI 53706-1405.
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies