The University of Vermont’s Department of History in The College of Arts & Sciences invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty member in African American history at the rank of either Assistant or Associate Professor. Period and area of specialization are open. For Associate level candidates a PhD in history is required. Assistant Professor candidates should hold a PhD in history or be an advanced ABD in History. Opportunities to participate in a range of interdisciplinary programs exist at the University of Vermont, depending on the successful candidate’s research and teaching interests.
The position will start in Fall of 2023. The successful candidate will possess an ability to develop a vigorous research agenda and to publish in peer-reviewed journals and author historical monographs. The successful applicant may also pursue other forms of scholarship including digital scholarship and public history projects. Engaging classroom practices that excite and inspire students in the study of history, as well as the ability to teach courses at the introductory (including the U.S. survey) and advanced undergraduate and graduate levels, are also expected. Our institution is an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. The College of Arts & Sciences has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence; more information can be found at www.uvm.edu/cas. The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. Candidates are asked to apply online at www.uvmjobs.com. Candidates will be asked to submit the following: a c.v.; the names and emails of three referees (who will be contacted for their letters electronically) ; a letter of interest that outlines the candidate’s teaching and research interests and experience, including a statement on how the candidate plans to contribute to inclusive excellence at UVM. Candidates will be asked to submit writing samples and sample course syllabi following an initial review of applications. The review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022. For more information on the position, please visit: https://www.uvmjobs.com/postings/56507 where candidates may view the full job ad and apply for the position.
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Professor Boğaç Ergene, chair of the search committee