Assistant Professor

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. SBU is a comprehensive research-intensive university and a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), which includes 34 public universities among its 62 members. SBU consists of 12 schools and colleges and a teaching hospital that provides state-of-the-art healthcare in the Long Island region. SBU also manages and performs joint research with Brookhaven National Laboratory, the only Department of Energy Laboratory in the Northeast, and shares doctoral programs with Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a world-renowned molecular biology institute. Home to the Emerson String Quartet, the Pollock-Krasner House in East Hampton, New York, the Humanities Institute, and the Southampton Arts Program, and with endeavors that extend to the Turkana Basin Institute in Kenya and the Ranomafana National Park in Madagascar, SBU sustains an international reputation that cuts across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.

Budget Title: Same as above

REF#: F-9823-17-09

Department: History

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Faculty Position

Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC

Required Qualifications: Ph.D. (in hand or expected by August 2018) in late antique or medieval history, medieval studies, or related field.


Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach a range of undergraduate lectures and seminars in late antique and/or medieval history; research and teaching interests that relate and can contribute to one or more of the History Department's graduate program thematic clusters (Global connections, empire, capitalism; Health, science, environment; Race, citizenship, migration; Religion, gender, cultural identity; States, nations, political cultures).



Responsibilities & Requirements: The Department of History at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of late antique or medieval history. Our search encompasses all fields and areas of medieval European, Mediterranean, and /or Near Eastern history, ca. 200-1400 CE. Preferred qualifications: ability to teach a range of undergraduate lectures and seminars in late antique and/or medieval history; research and teaching interests that relate and can contribute to one or more of our graduate program thematic clusters (Global connections, empire, capitalism; Health, science, environment; Race, citizenship, migration; Religion, gender, cultural identity; States, nations, political cultures). We also welcome interdisciplinary candidates whose historical work addresses social, cultural, economic, and/or political processes; who engage with material and/or visual cultures; and/or who can participate in Stony Brook's Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations.



Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: August 2018.

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Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application , cover letter, resume/CV, three letters of reference, a writing sample, and teaching and research statement to: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9802

Alternately, you can submit your application package to:
Sara Lipton, Search Committee Chair
Department of History
SBS 3rd Floor
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4348

To receive consideration, applications must be received no later than December 1, 2017. We will begin reviewing files on December 1, with first-round Skype interviews planned for January 2018, and campus visits in February 2018. Inquiries may be directed to Sara Lipton: sara.lipton@stonybrook.edu.

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 12/01/2017 , unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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Job Category: A) Faculty and Librarian Positions.

Posting Date: 09/28/2017

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