University of Wisconsin - Madison, Medical History and Bioethics
Assistant Professor in the History of American Public Health
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Wisconsin, United States|
The Department of Medical History and Bioethics in the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of American public health; period of specialization open. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research. The selected candidate will actively engage in the intellectual life of our faculty with diverse temporal, geographical, methodological, and disciplinary interests. A commitment to medical education, as well as undergraduate and graduate education, is essential. The successful candidate will engage in significant ongoing research and publication, and will offer courses at all levels, including introductory courses in the history of American public health, as well as other more specialized courses in the candidate’s field of interest. The successful candidate will also perform department, university, and professional service as appropriate for faculty rank. The appointment is expected to begin in July 2022. The deadline for all materials, including letters of recommendation, is midnight (CT),Monday, October 18, 2021.
A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.
Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request.
UW-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' interdisciplinary research strength in key areas of current and future research promise, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence.
Degree and Area of Specialization: Ph.D in History or equivalent by start of appointment.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience: Must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research. We will consider applicants specializing in any area of the history of American public health.
Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates should find the position announcement at jobs.wisc.edu, click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a chapter- or article-length writing sample. Candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three references; they will each receive an electronic link through which they can upload a signed letter of reference.
If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project.
For full consideration, all materials (application letter, CV, writing sample, and three letters of reference) must be received no later than midnight (CT), Friday, October 15, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||History of Science, Medicine, and Technology