University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History
Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental History
|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 full-time position in Environmental History, as the assistant professor (tenure-track) or associate professor (tenured) level. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in scholarship, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and an interest in teaching courses on environmental history as well as those that will support students in related interdisciplinary programs, such as Global Studies, African and African American Studies, Environmental Thought and Practice, or Women, Gender and Sexuality. This position is part of a larger University of Virginia hiring initiative in the environmental humanities that seeks to foster inter-disciplinary and cross-disciplinary teaching and research. 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 0617470 and electronically attach a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience and a curriculum vitae including the names of three references. Applicants at the assistant professor rank should have their references send letters directly to: Hist-Jobs3@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.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
L. Kent Merritt
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
African History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
World History / Studies