College of William and Mary, Global Studies - European Studies/Russian and Post Soviet Studies
Assistant Professor in European and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
The Programs in European Studies and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies at the College of William and Mary seek applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning in August 2016.
We are two strong, interdisciplinary area studies programs within the interdisciplinary major of Global Studies at one of the best small public universities in the United States. The successful applicant will be jointly appointed in a home department and EURS/RPSS. We are seeking a colleague with a commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.
Required: Ph.D. in hand by date of employment (August 10, 2016). The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Candidates from all disciplines in the social sciences and humanities with appropriate expertise will be considered, with a preference for disciplines such as anthropology, art history, political science, economics, and area studies, pending departmental approval. The appointment will be jointly held in the Global Studies Program and in a host department appropriate for the candidate’s discipline. Research and teaching expertise in fields such as state socialism, the First and/or Second World Wars, post-socialist societies, migration, regionalism, and identity politics are particularly welcome. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment and a demonstrated interest in comparative and trans-regional scholarship and teaching. Teaching expectation is two courses per semester. Candidates must possess the skills to teach compelling undergraduate courses in both Russian and Post-Soviet Studies (RPSS) and European Studies (ES), as well as in the candidate’s home department. The successful candidate will be expected to teach “Introduction to European Studies” and “Introduction to Russian and Post-Soviet Studies,” as well as topics courses and research seminars for both programs.
For full consideration, application materials are due by October 31, 2015. Review of applications will begin at that time. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.
Application materials should be submitted electronically to the online recruitment system http://jobs.wm.edu. These materials must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a syllabus for a proposed topics course in the candidate’s area of specialization, and names of three references, at least one of which must speak directly to teaching ability, Please note the system will prompt applicants for the contact information of their references, who will be contacted by us with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference. After submission of the application, those individuals will be contacted by us via email to submit letters of recommendation.
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and conducts background checks on applicants for employment.
Information on the European Studies Program may be found at: http://www.wm.edu/as/globalstudies/european/index.php
Information on the Russian and Post-Soviet Studies Program may be found at: http://www.wm.edu/as/globalstudies/russianpostsov/index.php
|Primary Category:||European History / Studies