University of Hartford, History
Assistant Professor, U.S. History prior to 1865
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
Assistant Professor, U.S. History prior to 1865. The Department of History at the University of Hartford invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. History before 1865, beginning August 15, 2018. The department seeks a candidate whose primary field is U.S. history before 1865, who can teach courses in U.S. women’s and gender history and the history of sexuality. A secondary field in modern European history is a plus.
The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses, both introductory and advanced, with a teaching load of 3 courses per semester. There will also be opportunities to teach in our innovative, University Interdisciplinary Studies (UIS) curriculum. Candidates must show a willingness and ability to employ technology in teaching, and a willingness to help students improve their writing. Additionally, candidates will be expected to conduct research leading to publication. Successful applicants will be expected to participate in departmental and school committees, advise students, and contribute to student recruitment and retention. There may be an option to request a shortened probationary period for more experienced candidates.
Candidates must have completed a Ph.D. in history, American Studies, African-American Studies, Women’s or Gender studies, or related discipline by the time of appointment--August 15, 2018. ABD candidates with a completion date by August 15, 2018 will be considered. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent teaching, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to show evidence of scholarly achievement and promise.
Interested candidates should apply by November 17, 2017 online at: https://hartford.peopleadmin.com/postings/1634 Dossiers must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of reference (including email addresses of the referees), writing sample, graduate transcript, statement of teaching philosophy, and teaching portfolio (sample syllabi, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness). Questions may be addressed to Warren Goldstein, Chair, Department of History, at WGoldstei@hartford.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately. The Search Committee will conduct Skype interviews in November and hopes to invite finalists to campus for interviews and a teaching demonstration before the end of the fall term.
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||European History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality