Professor of History

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Professor of History

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of History

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-31-2017

Posting Summary:
The Corcoran Department of History and the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia seek a scholar and teacher of national prominence in the study of the American Civil War era. This endowed position will be at the rank of full professor with tenure. The anticipated start date for the appointment is July 25, 2018.

The John L. Nau III Professor in the History of the American Civil War will serve as director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History, which promotes scholarship, teaching, and public outreach regarding the United States in the era of the Civil War.
Experience should include:
-- a record of advancing the field through the publication of original and significant research.
-- a reputation as a leader in the field.
-- recognized excellence in teaching and mentoring.
-- a Ph.D. in a relevant field.

Candidates must apply through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting number 0620481 and electronically attach a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, and a curriculum vitae. Applicants should also electronically attach the names of three references and ask them to send letters directly to:, with the applicant's name in the subject heading. If requesting information or nominating an individual for this opportunity, please contact Elizabeth R. Varon at Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@ are directed to Kent Merritt:

Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017; however the position will remain open until filled.
U.Va. will perform background checks for all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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