Tuesday, October 28, 2014
The Department of History at Thiel College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in European History, with a preference for the early modern or modern era. In addition, a secondary field in public history, women and gender history, or a non-Western area is preferred. The candidate will participate in teaching in the Department and Thiel College’s Seminar series. The position offers attractive opportunities for collaboration, exploration, and curriculum development in a liberal arts college context.
The teaching load is four courses per semester, and includes responsibility for courses in European history, SEMS 200: Western Traditions, and specialized courses in the candidate’s field of interest. A Ph.D. in History is required by the date of hire for appointment as Assistant Professor. Demonstrated successful college teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and excellent communication skills are also required.
The Division of Humanities invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of World History. The ideal candidate will have a geographic focus in either Africa or Europe. A secondary area of interest and experience in Women and Gender Studies and/or Public History is preferable. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in History at date of appointment and be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching.
Northwest Missouri State
Primary Duties: To teach courses in Early-Modern and Modern European History, including courses in Western Civilization and upper-division and graduate courses. Upper-division teaching load may include courses in Russian History, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Research Methods. Successful candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching within a comprehensive state university, student and university service, and the promise of scholarly achievement. August 2015 start date.
University of Kentucky
The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a full-time, tenure track, assistant professorship to begin August 2015 with teaching and research interests such as but not limited to transnational feminisms, masculinities, and transgender studies. We seek candidates who can participate fully in the research, teaching, and service of the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. We are searching for an innovative teacher who can teach a broad range of required core courses in our undergraduate and graduate curriculum including large-lecture introductory classes. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in hand or by August 2015. A Ph.D. or a graduate certificate/concentration, in feminist studies/gender and women’s studies is preferred. Applicants must demonstrate exceptional promise as scholars and teachers, as well as a strong commitment to departmental and university service. We offer an undergraduate major and minor program, a graduate certificate, and a Ph.D. The Gender and Women’s Studies Department encourages research and teaching collaborations with other interdisciplinary networks, departments, and programs.
Saint Xavier University
The Department of History and Political Science at Saint Xavier University seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in European history beginning Fall 2015. Area of specialization is open; however, the department desires a candidate who can contribute broadly to the departmental and university curriculum. Responsibilities include teaching the two-semester world history survey, a survey of modern Europe, and other courses in the candidate’s areas of expertise and interest. The successful candidate will exhibit a strong commitment to innovative undergraduate teaching and advising, scholarly productivity, and broad service to the department and university. A Ph.D. in history is required by the start of the appointment. Teaching experience preferred. A working knowledge of instructional technology and learning outcomes assessment is desired.
European Studies Librarian
The European Studies Librarian is a tenure track library faculty position in the Humanities and Social Sciences Library (Library West). The ESL assesses needs and establishes outreach to the students and faculty of the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, as well as providing in-depth consultations and engaging in user evaluation and analysis to stay abreast of needs and departmental focus. Responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for the European languages, literatures and cultures collections (Spanish, French, Italian, and Portuguese). This position supports the University’s academic program in these subject areas as well as in interdisciplinary humanities programs supported by the University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Responsible for analyzing the University’s program in Languages, Literatures and Cultures and collaborating with librarians and the academic faculty to establish collection profiles, selection guidelines, and preservation, location and cataloging priorities. Evaluates existing collection strengths and current collecting intensities. Provides specialized reference services and library instruction for the study of European languages and cultures. In collaboration with the Arabic, Germanic, Slavic Studies Librarian and others, acts as Libraries’ liaison to the various Centers on campus. Provides general reference and instruction services to students, faculty, staff, and visitors at the Library West Research Assistance Desk, as well as online through the Ask-A-Librarian chat and texting service, email and via telephone queries.
Renaissance Society of America
The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer of the RSA. Duties include the administration and oversight of the daily operations of the Society, office personnel, the Society’s website, and RSA’s program activities, which include several book series and Renaissance News and Notes. Renaissance Quarterly has its own editors for articles and reviews, but the Executive Director oversees its general management, working with the representatives of the University of Chicago Press. The Executive Director will know the constitution and by-laws of the Society and over time will embody the institutional memory of the Society. He or she will represent the interests of the RSA to the like-minded organizations represented in the American Council of Learned Societies, as well as to regulatory bodies, the media, and the broader educational community. He or she works with the Board and office staff to assess members’ needs; creates and implements programs and services of value and interest to existing and prospective members; develops strategies for membership recruitment and retention; manages member relations and communications. He or she collaborates with the Board on staffing requirements, organizational management, and the effectiveness of overall operations.