The History Department, in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut, invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor at the Stamford Campus beginning August 23, 2011. The successful candidate will enhance the range of the undergraduate History major; will teach courses in areas of specialization, related fields, and general education; and will have the opportunity to participate in interdisciplinary programs in American Studies, Women s Studies, General Studies, and/or Honors Seminars. The Stamford Campus is enlivened by a diverse student population including returning adults, veterans, first-generation to college, and first and second generation in the U.S. For more on the campus see: www.stamford.uconn.edu.
Minimum Qualifications: PhD in history (or foreign equivalent) by start date; research specialization in Africa, Caribbean, or Latin America; and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach World History, African American or U.S. Latino/a History, and/or other diasporic/transnational thematic courses; strong interest in teaching and mentoring students at a regional campus with a diverse undergraduate population; and demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
History faculty at regional campuses are full members of the History Department based at the Storrs campus (www.history.uconn.edu ). Opportunity may exist to teach courses at the campuses at Avery Point, Hartford, Storrs, Torrington, or Waterbury. Salary will be commensurate with candidate s qualifications and experience.
Candidates should provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample article or chapter, and a statement of teaching philosophy using Husky Hire (http://www.jobs.uconn.edu). Three letters of recommendation should be sent to Stamford History Search, History Department, University of Connecticut, 241 Glenbrook Rd, Unit 2103, Storrs, CT 06269-2103. Applicants who submit materials by January 28, 2011, will receive preference in the screening process. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
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University of ConnecticutLocation: Stamford, CT 06901 Document ID: A4503-0MD4 Posted on: 2010-12-1612/16/2010 Job Type: Regular
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