Posted: Apr 16, 2021
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Assistant Professor, History

Application Deadline: N/A
African Studies

The Department of History at the UW-Madison invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions beginning August 2022, one in African History and one in Early Modern European History.

Principal Duties:

Position 1: West or Central African history. Research interests may be in any sub-field, specialization, or time period. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in African history and to work closely with the UW-Madison's Title VI National Resource Center in African Studies.

Position 2: Early Modern Europe, 1450-1800; thematic field and geographical specialization open. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Early Modern European history.

The successful candidates will actively engage in the intellectual life of our large history faculty with temporally, geographically, and methodological diverse interests, as well as embrace departmental commitments to undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidates will engage in significant ongoing research and publication and perform department, university and community services as appropriate for faculty rank.

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in History or related field by start of appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Must demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of creativity and excellence in research.