University of Florida, History
Visiting Assistant Professor, 19th Century U.S. History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Florida, United States|
|Position:||Visiting Assistant Professor|
The Department of History at the University of Florida in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure-accruing position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2021 in the field of U.S. History. Applicants will have a Ph.D. or complete the Ph.D. by August 15, 2021. The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.
The Visiting Assistant Professor will teach already scheduled courses in the American Civil War and U.S. Women’s History, preferably a course in Indigenous history, as well as an American history course of their choosing in the 2021-22 academic year. We seek applicants with significant teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Applicants are encouraged to visit the departmental website (https://history.ufl.edu/) to learn more about UF’s Department of History.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/87960. A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a statement on teaching and research goals, and (4) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet.
Applications will be reviewed beginning 7 June 2021, and the position will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.
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 selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring 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 University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. 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).
The Department of History particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service and are particularly interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of UF’s academic community. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
Questions about the position may be addressed to Dr. Sean Adams, Search Committee Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Native American History / Studies
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