University of Connecticut, Department of History
Assistant Professor in United States History Since 1850 - Hartford Campus
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
History faculty at regional campuses are full members of the History Department based at the Storrs campus. The successful candidate’s primary appointment will be at the Hartford campus, with the possibility of teaching at Storrs, at other UConn regional campuses, or via online instruction. The Hartford campus will be moving from West Hartford to a newly constructed site in the city’s revitalized downtown area in Fall 2017. The campus has strong programs in fields such as public policy and urban studies, and is also establishing important teaching and learning relationships with the city’s key cultural institutions, many of which are adjacent to the new campus. For more information on the campus, see www.hartford.uconn.edu and on the History Department, www.history.uconn.edu.
Earned Ph.D. in History or a related field, with a specialization in United States History since 1850, by the appointment start date. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach both halves of the United States History survey; should demonstrate excellence in teaching and the potential to build a successful record of research and scholarship, including a strong, ongoing research trajectory; and should be able to contribute to the diversity of the learning experience.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching both halves of the United States History survey. Ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: African American history; legal or public policy history; public history; urban history; women’s and gender history. Ability to contribute to Urban and Community Studies at the Hartford campus and/or to the American Studies program. Ability to engage effectively in public outreach activities.
This is a full time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2016. The successful candidate will, within an appropriate period of time, be required to meet the criteria for promotion and tenure in the History Department. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please visit https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/6610 to complete your application. Select “Apply Now" to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: an application letter that addresses the criteria for the position, including a statement of commitment to diversity; a curriculum vitae; a sample article or chapter; a statement of teaching philosophy. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of recommendation on your behalf. Screening of applicants will begin immediately, with full consideration given to applicants who apply by December 10, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via teleconference starting mid-January 2015. Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2016178)
Inquiries other than applications can be directed to Prof. Peter C. Baldwin, Hartford Search Committee Chair, by email email@example.com (Department of History, U-4103, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-4103, U.S.A, history.uconn.edu).
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Inquiries other than applications can be directed to Prof. Peter C. Baldwin, Hartford Search Committee Chair, by email firstname.lastname@example.org
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies