University of Nevada, Reno, History
Assistant Professor in 20th Century History of Central Europe
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|Location:||Nevada, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Nevada, Reno invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the 20th-century history of Central Europe, with such potential national foci as Germany, Italy, Poland, Hungary, or others in this diverse region. We seek innovative scholars who take social, cultural, political, intellectual, economic, environmental, transnational or other analytically exciting approaches to historical research. Specializations might include but are not limited to the history of ethnicity, migration, and community; government, ideology, violence and their institutions; law, family, gender, health; national and/or transnational networks in politics, the arts, sciences, technology, medicine, education or commerce. Interdisciplinary approaches to teaching and research are welcomed.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory courses on the long history of 20th century Europe and specialized courses at the upper division and graduate level in the History Department, and to contribute to the interdisciplinary undergraduate program in Core Humanities. Preference will be given to candidates who best fill the programmatic needs of the Department.
A PhD in the field of history must be completed by July 1, 2019.
Rank II, Assistant Professor
The UNR Department of History is an energetic, supportive, and exciting community of professional historians with a deep commitment to excellence in research and teaching as well as to leadership in the Department, the University, and the diverse northern Nevada community. We particularly welcome applicants with diverse experiences and outlooks in all of these areas.
The University of Nevada, Reno is a land-grant campus of the Nevada System of Higher Education with a student population of approximately 22,000. The University offers 70 M.A. and Ph.D. programs in nine colleges. Reno is a vibrant, growing city of 300,000 located on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, about 200 miles east of San Francisco. Reno is only 30-45 minutes from Lake Tahoe and major ski resorts. Reno is rated as one of the topic locations in the US for living and outdoor recreation. The University and its metropolitan area enjoy a flourishing and diverse intellectual, artistic, and cultural community. For more information about the city and the surrounding area, please visit www.cityofreno.com and www.visitrenotahoe.com.
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving expenses (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada.
Contact Information for this position
Search Chair- Dr. Barbara Walker- firstname.lastname@example.org
Search Coordinator- Ms. Jenni Baryol- email@example.com
Please attach the following documents to your application. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, the day you apply, if assistance is needed with attachments:
2) Cover letter-A detailed letter of application that highlights the applicant's leadership experience and/or potential and indicates how they would contribute to the excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service
3) Reference contact information for three professional references
4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying
Selected candidates will be asked in early November to submit an article-length writing sample, two sample syllabi, a teaching statement, and three letters of recommendation. The committee will interview a short list of candidates at the AHA meetings in January, 2019, and host campus interviews later that month.
This posting is open until filled
Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Review of applications will begin on October 25, 2018. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
Search Chair - Dr. Barbara Walker - email@example.com
Search Coordinator - Ms. Jenni Baryol - firstname.lastname@example.org
|Secondary Categories:||German History / Studies
Jewish History / Studies
World History / Studies
Eastern Europe History / Studies
Modern European History / Studies