Job title / Assistant Professor, Department of History – US and the World
The History Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the U.S. and the world, beginning July 1, 2021. We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching focuses broadly on the globalization of the United States from the emergence of the US as an imperial power in the late 19th century to the growth of the US-led multilateral system in the latter 20th. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) US foreign relations; American commerce at home and abroad; transnational social, cultural, and intellectual movements; religious, military and/or security issues; and international development. The candidate will be fully housed in the History Department. Teaching responsibilities (2-2 teaching load) will include the 20th-century US history survey and surveys in the person’s areas of specialization as well as first-year and advanced seminars. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research, and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in history or related field in hand by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but will complete the Ph.D.in history or related field within one year of hire.
To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7401. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, if applicable, including a teaching statement, course syllabi and student evaluations. In a cover letter, applicants should describe how they will embrace the university’s commitment to fostering an inclusive community, as well as their experience working with individuals from historically marginalized or underserved groups. You will also be asked to provide the email addresses of three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted online at http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/7401
Applications completed by 20 November 2020 will receive full consideration. Please contact Lorraine Flannigan, History Department administrative assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 860 685-2389 if you have questions about the application process.
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious practice or creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and people from groups historically underrepresented in the academy. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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Internal Number: WESU 1704
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