Western Kentucky University, Department of History
Assistant Professor, Colonial North American/Early US History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Kentucky, United States|
The History Department at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-eligible position at the assistant professor level, in colonial North American and early United States history, with experience in digital history methods, to begin August 2018. Area of specialization is open, but we are particularly interested in candidates with an Atlantic world perspective. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence: courses will include one half of the World History survey, US History survey courses, and upper-level and graduate courses in the candidate's area of specialization.
Requirements: Doctorate in History, ABDs may be considered with the expectation of completion by the date of employment.
Applicants are required to apply online at https://wku.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=91827
The following items must be submitted throught this electronic talent managment system by December 15, 2017, although expressions of interest may be considered until the position is filled: Letter of Intent, Curriculum Vita, Unofficial Transcripts, and Short Writing Sample. Names and contact information of three reference providers will be collected during the application process. Reference letters will be requested by the Search Committee through an online process at a later date. You will receive email confirmation once you have successfully completed the application process.
Additional Information: Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment. Western Kentucky University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, age uniformed services, veteran status, or physical or mental disabiltiy in admission to career and technical education programs and/or Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Revised 1992, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Persons with disabilities, who need reasonable accommodations to participate in the application and/or selection process, should notify the office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/University ADA Services (EEO) at 270-745-5121, a minimum of five working days in advance.
Western Kentucky University aspires to be the university of choice for faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping advance academic excellance. True to its spirit, WKU offers an inviting, nurturing, and challenging work environment, which is responsive to the needs of a diverse and ambitious learning community. WKU's main campus is located on a hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green (population est. 60,000) and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful in the nation. In addition, WKU serves the communities of Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, Glasgow and Owensboro through its regional campuses. We invite you to consider WKU as a place where your academic and professional dreams can be realized.
Questions regarding the position may be directed to Professor Patricia Minter, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Secondary Categories:||American History / Studies