University of Florida, History
Assistant Professor in Russian History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Florida, United States|
The Department of History at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position in modern Russian history at the rank of assistant professor, effective August 16, 2019. Any specialty in modern Russian history is welcome. Candidates who can also contribute to departmental strengths in Latin American or Asian history are especially encouraged to apply.
The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package. Ph.D. in history is required at time of appointment.
The successful candidate will be expected to 1) maintain an active research agenda, 2) apply for external research funding, 3) teach four courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level in Russian History and other areas of expertise or interest to the department, and 4) provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/57045 and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a dissertation chapter or article-length writing sample, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation. We may request additional materials following an initial review of applications. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please address questions to Professor Florin Curta, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We expect to conduct the first round of interviews in January by skype.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The Department of History is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under Florida Sunshine and Public Record laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
Florin Curta, Professor
|Primary Category:||Russian or Soviet History / Studies