University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History
Assistant or Associate Professor, History of the Indian Ocean World
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Virginia, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor|
The Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time position in the history of the Indian Ocean World, at either the assistant professor or associate professor level. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in scholarship, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and an interest in teaching courses on the history of the Indian Ocean world as well as those that will support students in related interdisciplinary programs such as Global Studies, African Studies, Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies, Religious Studies, or Women, Gender, and Sexuality. Anticipated start date is August 25, 2016.
Applicants at the assistant professor rank must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2016 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment, although those still at the ABD stage in August 2016 may be appointed as acting assistant professor. Applicants at the associate professor rank must hold a Ph.D. at the time of application and must have a strong publication and teaching record.
Candidates must apply through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu). Search on posting number 0617469 and electronically attach a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, and a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references. Candidates at the assistant professor rank should have their references send letters directly to: Hist-Jobs2@virginia.edu.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015. However, the position will remain open until filled. We plan to begin interviews in mid-December, by Skype or phone. Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt (434-924-6380; email@example.com). The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
L. Kent Merritt
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||World History / Studies