Department of History
Assistant Professor in Public History
The department of history invites applications for a probationary
of Assistant Professor. The department seeks candidates
in Public History who are committed to teaching excellence and to maintaining an active research program involving undergraduates. This position carries an initial two-year probationary appointment beginning
with the 2019/2020 academic year, commencing August 26, 2019.
Earned doctorate in History or related field from a regionally accredited Higher
Education institution is required. ABD applicants may be considered but must complete the terminal degree by March 1, 2020.
Evidence of successful university teaching and experience as a practicing public historian will be considered assets.
Period and geographic region of specialization are open, although preference will be given to applicants who can enhance departmental course offerings and contribute to UWEC’s
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.
The successful candidate will be expected to help expand an established public history program and teach courses in the Department of History as assigned, based
on program needs and in accordance with specialization, including introductory survey courses. They will participate in research and scholarly activities, engage in service to the department, University and community, and contribute to department, college
and university committee work.
The Department of History at UW-Eau Claire was the recipient of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Teaching Excellent Award in 2006. It has 9 tenured
or tenure track faculty members who are committed to a curriculum that engages students in independent research and exposes them to global and American ethnic diversity.
The growing Public History program at UW-Eau Claire enrolls 40 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of History
is home to the Northern Field Services Office of the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS). It partners with the WHS and the Chippewa Valley Museum to place interns throughout the state.
The Department has been the recipient of more than $4,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, the National Endowment for
the Humanities and the Wisconsin Humanities Council for K-12 teacher education and public programs.
Please see the department website for more information:
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Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:
You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select
"Login." Click the link to the History: Assistant Professor in Public History position (Job ID # 14754) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until
all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
Letter of application
Unofficial graduate school transcript
Evidence of teaching effectiveness; may include sample syllabi, teaching philosophy and/or teaching evaluations, where appropriate
Three letters of reference, at least one of which should speak to teaching, should be sent directly to the History Department Academic Associate, Linda Glenna: [log in to unmask]
for additional information to:
John Mann, Search Committee Chair
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To ensure consideration, completed
applications must be received by
November 1, 2018. However,
prior to employment.
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Emily Gibson | Graduate Coordinator
History and Art History | College of Humanities and Social Sciences
4400 University Drive, MS 3G1 | Robinson Hall B, Room B354 | Fairfax, VA 22030
phone: 703.993.1248 | fax: 703.993.1251 | email: [log in to unmask] | web: http://historyarthistory.gmu.edu/
office hours: 8:30am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday
Attached please find a position description for an opening at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
Please post or pass on to any interested parties.
Academic Dept. Associate - History Dept.– HHH 701
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire WI 54702-4004
Ph: 715-836-5501 | Fax: 715-836-3540
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