University of Florida, History
Assistant Professor in Asian 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 track appointment in modern Asian history at the rank of assistant professor to begin August 16, 2020. Area of specialization is open (East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, transregional/transnational).
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the excellence and diversity of the Department’s intellectual community by: 1) maintaining an active research and publication agenda, 2) teaching four courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level in Asian history and thematic areas of expertise, and 3) providing service to the department, the university, and the profession.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package. Candidates must hold the Ph.D. by the starting date.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/69183 and a complete application includes: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a dissertation chapter or article-length writing sample, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation (an electronic request will be sent automatically to your recommenders). The search committee may request additional materials from candidates who advance in consideration, including a teaching portfolio (consisting of a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and course evaluations) or additional writing samples.
Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration applications should be completed by that date.
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 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 community 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).
Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Michelle Campos, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com.
|Primary Category:||Asian History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||East Asian History / Studies
Japanese History / Studies
South Asian History / Studies
Chinese History / Studies
Korean History / Studies
Southeast Asian History / Studies