Denison University, History
Assistant Professor of History (Europe)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
Modern Europe in the World:
The History Department at Denison University invites applications for a tenure-track position in the History of Modern Europe in the World focusing on the changing relationship between Europe and the World from the late-eighteenth to the early-twentieth century. The successful candidate’s area of expertise can be in any non-German-speaking region of Europe. Attractive subfields include commerce, environmental history, and/or digital humanities. Teaching responsibilities in a 3/2 load include an introductory survey course on the history of modern Europe and a broad array of upper level courses in the candidate’s general fields. Denison, located just 30 miles from the Columbus, OH, metropolitan area, is an increasingly diverse, highly-selective, residential liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2100 students from across the nation and around the world. Our college is committed to attracting and supporting a diverse range of faculty and students. The department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence as well as active service to the institution. The college offers generous annual professional development funds, a junior faculty leave and regular sabbaticals, and a generous benefits package. Ph.D. and college-level teaching experience preferred; minimum requirement is Ph.D. in History or related field completed by appointment at the assistant professor level on August 27, 2016. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Atlanta, January 7-10, 2016. For full consideration, applications must be submitted by November 13, 2015, and must provide a letter of application that includes a discussion of the candidate’s teaching interests and philosophy, commitment to scholarship, and potential to foster diversity among the students and larger community, a C.V., sample syllabi, an article-length writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and 3 letters of recommendation. To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison please see our Diversity Guide at http://denison.edu/forms/diversity-guide. Denison University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application materials must be submitted online at https://employment.denison.edu.
References must submit their letters of recommendation online. However, references will not be able to submit their letter until the applicant has submitted his/her completed application. All applicants must provide 3 names of references, complete with email addresses. Once application is successfully submitted and applicant receives a confirmation number, an email trigger will be automatically sent by the system to those email addresses listed. Instructions will be provided in this email for each reference to upload an electronic letter of recommendation to applicant’s online application.
Please note if you are using a dossier service, you must contact this service to obtain an appropriate email address. Please use this email address when prompted for reference name and email. The automated trigger will be sent to the dossier service named once you received your confirmation number. Reference letters will continue to be accepted after the application closing date, since references will only be able to submit their letter after the candidate has submitted the application
The final candidate will undergo a background check as a conditional offer of employment.
To achieve our mission as a liberal arts college, we continually strive to foster a diverse campus community, which recognizes the value of all persons regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic background. For additional information and resources about diversity at Denison, please see our Diversity Guide. Denison University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Professor Frank Proctor, Chair
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Digital Humanities
Modern European History / Studies