University of Kansas, Department of History
Distinguished Professor, Pre-20th Century U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kansas, United States|
Nominations and applications are invited for an endowed position at the University of Kansas as the Hall Distinguished Professor of American History. The position will be awarded with tenure and is endowed with substantial research support and a reduced teaching load, leading to expectations of substantial and continuing research productivity. The Hall Distinguished Professor must also be committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and service to the department, college, and university commensurate with the position.
The search is open to any specialization in pre-20th century U.S. history, with a preference for scholars working in any or all of the following fields: Environmental/Indigenous/Borderlands/the Trans-Mississippi West. Candidates should have a distinguished international reputation for research and publication. They should be significantly engaged in other professional activities and provide evidence of outstanding teaching abilities. It is expected that candidates should be tenured professors (or have equivalent credentials).
The Department and the College have a strong interest in candidates with demonstrated experience in constructing or contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
The University of Kansas is especially interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives: (1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see http://www.provost.ku.edu/strategic-plan/initiatives."
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A complete online application includes the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For additional information about the position, please contact David Farber, 215-908-0100, firstname.lastname@example.org. Initial review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
Native American History / Studies
U.S. - Mexico Borderlands