University of Alabama - Huntsville, History
Assistant Professor, Non-Western History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Alabama, United States|
Non-Western history. The History Department at the University of Alabama in Huntsville is taking applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in non-Western history (excluding Latin America). The preferred time period of specialization is 750-1900. An ability to teach trans-regional themes (empire, trade, religion, environment, diaspora, comparative gender) is also desired. Teaching responsibilities include freshman-level world history surveys, upper-division and graduate (M.A.) courses in the candidate’s fields. The department participates in all of the college’s undergraduate interdisciplinary minors, including public history, women’s and gender studies, ancient and medieval studies, and global studies, as well as science, technology and society. Candidates must complete the Ph.D. by August 2016 for appointment as assistant professor, and must have a strong commitment to teaching and scholarship. Tenure decisions are based on performance in research, teaching, and service. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Send letter of application, c.v., and at least three signed letters of reference to Stephen Waring, Chair, Department of History, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or email@example.com. Review of application materials will begin 6 November 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. We will conduct preliminary interviews via Skype in early December. Information about the Department, the University, and Huntsville can be found at http://www.uah.edu/colleges/liberal/history/.
The College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at the University of Alabama in Huntsville comprises 10 departments and 80 full-time faculty. We offer a wide array of programs in the arts, humanities, and social sciences including 25 B.A. programs, four M.A. programs, and two certificate programs. The college has also led the way in creating several inter-disciplinary minors, such as Women’s and Gender Studies, Global Studies, and Science, Technology, and Society. Our class sizes are relatively small and our collegial faculty are committed to our students’ successes. In 2014-15 we awarded 169 B.A.’s, 23 M.A.’s, and six certificates.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a Very High Research Activity institution, offers academic and research programs in the Colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Nursing, and Science. Huntsville maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. It is a national center of aerospace and high technology research and is home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. Huntsville and surrounding communities present many opportunities for healthcare research and professional practice. The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer/ minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.
Stephen Waring, Chair, Department of History, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||World History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African History / Studies
Asian History / Studies
Early Modern History and Period Studies
East Asian History / Studies
Islamic History / Studies
Middle East History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies
Arabic History / Studies