<< Back to Search

Assistant or Associate Professor of History

Job description

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of History

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of History

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-28-2017

Posting Summary:
The Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor position in Modern Europe, 1700-1900, with a particular interest in France and its cross-European and global links. We seek candidates who can demonstrate, in written or published work, deep engagement with recent developments in the field and who are concerned with Europe's connections to the wider world. Applicants at the assistant professor rank must be on track to receive a PhD in History by May 2018 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

Applicants at the assistant professor rank should have a promising trajectory of scholarly publication, and indicate their plans for disseminating their work in the form of journal articles, book chapters, conference papers and books. Applicants at the associate professor rank must hold the PhD at the time of application and must demonstrate an outstanding publication and teaching record.

The appointment begins in the fall term of 2018, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2018. Candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2017.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through [email protected] (https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0621725 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a sample article- or chapter-length sample of scholarship (Attach to Writing Sample 1) and contact information for three references. Please have reference letter writers email letters directly to [email protected]

Questions regarding the application process in [email protected] should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt, [email protected], 434.924.6380.

The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment. The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82789





Diversity Profile: University


Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
Work Type: