Ohio State University, History
King George III Chair in British History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Ohio, United States|
The Department of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for the King George III Chair in British History. The department seeks a scholar of international stature with a record of scholarly and teaching excellence. The position is open to applicants working on any period of British history. The geographical scope of applicants’ work can be domestic, comparative, imperial, or global. The candidate selected will be expected to teach a full range of courses at graduate and undergraduate level and contribute to inter-disciplinary initiatives in collaboration with the thematic constellations of the History Department as well as other departments and units across the College of Arts & Sciences.
The King George Chair must possess a Ph.D. and qualify for appointment as a tenured professor. The appointment will be at the rank of Professor, but advanced Associate Professors are also encouraged to apply. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries (see http://liveworkplaycolumbus.com/). Columbus has consistently been rated as one of the Top U.S. cities for quality of life, and was selected as one of the Top 10 cities for African Americans to live, work, and play by Black Enterprise magazine. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at http://www.columbus.org.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and names of three recommenders. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2015 and we encourage submission before that date. However, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please apply online through Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6182.
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Inquiries may be directed to Geoffrey Parker, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Secondary Categories:||British History / Studies