The Department of History at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment in Early Modern European history at the rank of assistant professor, effective August 16, 2019. The geographic focus is open. Candidates who can add to departmental strengths in any of the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: the Atlantic world, empire, law and society, material culture, history of medicine, history of religion, and world history.
The successful candidate will be expected to 1) maintain an active research agenda, 2) apply for external research funding, 3) teach four courses per academic year at the undergraduate and graduate level in Early Modern European History and other areas of expertise or interest to the department, and 4) provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.
The Department of History is committed to creating an environment that affirms diversity across a variety of dimensions, including ethnicity/race, gender identity and expression. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.
Ph.D. in history is required at time of appointment.
For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/55550 and must include:
1) a cover letter
2) a CV
3) a dissertation chapter or article-length writing sample
4) three confidential letters of recommendation
We may request additional materials following an initial review of applications. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. We expect to conduct interviews in January at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in Chicago, or by video for those who do not plan to attend the conference. Please address questions to Dr. Nina Caputo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.
The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.