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Visiting Assistant Professor, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, College of Arts and Sciences

Employer
University of Cincinnati
Location
Main Campus

Job Details

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 340,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion. The University’s overall regional economic impact exceeds $10.6 billion, paving the way for the future of Cincinnati.

Job Overview

The Department of Judaic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati and the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center invite applications for a visiting professor and scholar-in-residence in Holocaust and Genocide Studies. This is a full-time position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2024. The initial appointment through UC is for one year with the possibility of a one-year extension. Background in Holocaust Studies is required. Qualified candidates will have expertise in the academic study and teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in history, literature, or film. Teaching responsibilities may include Literature of the Holocaust, Holocaust and Film, History of the Holocaust, Religion and Genocide, Genocides in History, as well as courses on racism, Islamophobia, and antisemitism or other courses in the candidate’s field of study. Twenty percent of the position involves serving as the Scholar-in-Residence for the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. This entails supporting the Holocaust and Humanities Center’s leadership and educational staff with expertise on Holocaust and genocide scholarship; creating professional development opportunities for local educators such as workshops, seminars, lunch and learns; and connecting the UC community with HHC. Funding is being sought for a full-time tenure track position beginning in the Fall of 2025.

Please see the University of Cincinnati website (www.uc.edu), and the Department website (www.artsci.uc.edu/judaic) for information about the Department’s programs and projects with faculty in other departments and institutions including experiential learning, and travel study. Please also see the Holocaust and Human Center website for information about its programs (https://www.holocaustandhumanity.org/). A complete list of the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and University may be found at http://www.uc.edu/registrar/registration/reg_info/cincinnati_consortium.html

For questions, contact Professor Matthew Kraus, Chair of Search Committee (513) 556-2298 [matthew.kraus@uc.edu]

Essential Functions

We are seeking individuals whose research and teaching activities promote interdisciplinary collaboration with other departments and colleges at UC and our consortium partners. They should be able to integrate digital technologies into the classroom.  Applicants' research and teaching should be consistent with our mission, which emphasizes a commitment to collaborative projects nationally and internationally.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in-hand by August 1, 2024, evidence of research and publication activity, solid evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Please see the University of Cincinnati website (www.uc.edu), and the Department website (www.artsci.uc.edu/judaic) for information about the Department’s programs and projects with faculty in other departments and institutions including experiential learning, and travel study. Please also see the Holocaust & Humanity Center website for information about its programs (https://www.holocaustandhumanity.org/). A complete list of the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Connection, a consortium of local colleges and the universities may be found at https://www.gccollegiateconnection.org/about/index

For questions, contact Professor Matthew Kraus, Chair of Search Committee (513) 556-2298 [matthew.kraus@uc.edu]

Candidates must submit a cover letter, CV, and three letters of recommendation.

Apply through the University of Cincinnati website: Visiting Assistant Professor, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, College of Arts and Sciences - Cincinnati, OH, US

Completed applications must be submitted by June 15, 2024. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via zoom or the equivalent by the end of June.

Note: Funding is being sought for a full-time tenure track position beginning in the Fall of 2025.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.uc.edu/careers.html.

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

For questions about the UC recruiting process or to request accommodations with the application, please contact Human Resources at jobs@uc.edu.

The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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