Assistant Professor - Asian History
Department of History
ANNOUNCEMENT OF FACULTY POSITION
Description: The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach introductory and upper-level courses in Asian history. Research fields are open and should complement existing faculty expertise and may include specialization in any period of Asian history. Teaching responsibilities will include courses on East Asian history and a freshman-level modern world history course. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with UW-Whitewater’s Asian Studies Program. The standard teaching load is 12 credits per semester. Requirements include demonstrated excellence in teaching, a commitment to undergraduate education, and clear evidence of scholarly potential. More information about history and Asian Studies at UWW is available at: http://www.uww.edu/cls/history and http://www.uww.edu/academics/departments-and-majors/asian-studies
Starting Date: August 21, 2013
Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the requirements for the Ph. D. in history by August 2013. Advanced A.B.D. candidates may be considered.
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Dependent upon academic preparation and teaching experience.
University: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional university with an enrollment of 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master’s degree programs. It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum. UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System. Located in a community of 14,000 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.
Application: Electronic applications are required and should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org. A complete credential packet consists of a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, vita, three letters of recommendation, and copies of official graduate transcripts. The committee will conduct preliminary interviews at the AHA Convention in New Orleans in early January 2013.
Deadline: Applications received by November 16, 2012 are ensured consideration.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans. Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise. Names of finalists will be released. UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.