Global South History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in the history of the Global South, with a specialization in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, or South East Asia, Subfields and chronological areas of specialty are open, but we are particularly interested in scholars whose interests are transnational and/or interdisciplinary in nature.
Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in history or to have extensive graduate-level historical training as part of the completion of a Ph.D. in a relevant interdisciplinary field, such as African Studies, Asian Studies, South Asian Studies, or Southeast Asian Studies. Applications by candidates with a Ph.D. dissertation defense date prior to the date of hire will be considered. The position will commence on August 25, 2014, and is on a nine-month academic schedule. Teaching responsibilities include the ability to teach the pre- and post-1500 world history introductory surveys as well as sophomore surveys and upper-division courses in the candidate's general fields of expertise. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UWSP is a four-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in central Wisconsin. History faculty members maintain an active research agenda and further serve the program through student advising, department committees, participation in shared governance, and professional outreach programs. The department values strong communication skills, a commitment to undergraduate education, and awareness of the importance of diversity in education. Strong teaching performance, continued scholarly achievements, and university service are necessary for retention, tenure, and promotion.
The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disability are encouraged to apply.
Review of applications will begin on February 3, 2014. First-round finalists will likely be contacted for phone interviews by early March 2014. We anticipate scheduling campus visits in late March and early April 2014.
To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum Vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, at http://www.uwsp.edu/equity/Pages/jobVacancies.aspx and three letters of reference (emailed directly or via interfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org Applications will not be fully considered until all materials have been received.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, need special arrangements, or submitted your application with missing materials, please contact:
Sallie Kitzrow, UWSP Human Resources, Phone: 715-346-4351, Email: email@example.com
For general questions about the position, please contact the search committee members at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Primary Category:||African History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies