ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY

Job no: 100456-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:L&S/HISTORY/HISTORY
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

The Department of History at the UW-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in U.S. International and Diplomatic History. The successful candidate will hold the William Appleman Williams & David G. and Marion S. Meissner Chair in U.S. International and Diplomatic History.

We welcome candidates of all specializations and time periods, including applicants whose expertise focuses on U.S. foreign relations, diplomacy, and/or how the U.S. as a member of the global community responds to matters such as human rights, immigration, empire, environmental concerns, and cultural productions. Candidates must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2020.

Principal Duties:

The Williams and Meissner Chair will actively engage in the intellectual life of our large history faculty with diverse temporal, geographical, and methodological interests, as well as embrace departmental commitments to undergraduate and graduate education while carrying out significant ongoing research and publication. In addition to performing departmental, university, and community services as appropriate for faculty rank, the successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of U.S. and the world and contribute to the International Studies major.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in History or related field by start of appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applicants must be released upon request.

Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

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.

Department(s):

A483800-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/HISTORY/HISTORY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 17, 2020

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should find the position announcement at jobs.wisc.edu (100456-FA), click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of roughly 35 pages. 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, Friday, November 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Contact:

Leonora Neville
[email protected]
608-263-1807
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

100456-FA

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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