University of Kansas, Department of History
Assistant Professor, Modern Europe
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kansas, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Kansas invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Modern Europe (excluding Britain, Eastern Europe, and Russia); the position is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2015. We are especially interested in candidates with a research focus on the 20th century, and who are prepared to participate in a cluster of faculty located in departments across the university who are working on collaborative research and teaching projects related to migration, immigration, diaspora, or human trafficking. In addition to participating in the cluster, the faculty member will be expected to publish in the field of modern European history; develop and teach courses in the field; serve on graduate student committees, direct theses and dissertations, and perform advising responsibilities; and serve on departmental, College, and University committees. There will be a 2-2 teaching load.
The University of Kansas is particularly interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, including a diversity of scholarly approaches, and four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information see http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives. We encourage women and minorities to apply.
KU is a Research 1 (RU/VH) institution, the flagship of the Kansas system, and a member of the AAU. It is located in Lawrence, a thriving and progressive community a short drive from Kansas City.
- Ph.D. or ABD in history or a related discipline is expected by the start date of appointment (08/18/2015)
- Demonstrable teaching qualification in the field of modern European history as evidenced by application materials
- Demonstrable research qualification in the field of modern European history as evidenced by course work and/or scholarly publications
- Potential for excellence in research and teaching in modern European history, as evidenced by writing sample, teaching materials, and letters of recommendation
For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/1849BR or https://employment.ku.edu and click “Search Faculty Jobs”; search by key word [Modern Europe]. A complete online application includes the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, research samples, proof of teaching experience (e.g. course evaluations, syllabi, statement of teaching philosophy), and the names, e-mail, and contact information for three references.
Initial review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY
Professor Christopher Forth, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies