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Assistant Professor of Early America (Tenure-Track Position)
Department of History and Anthropology, Butler University

The Department of History and Anthropology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Butler University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Early America through 1877 to begin Fall 2014. Successful candidates will teach a mix of introductory and upper-division topics courses. Specialty open with a preference for broadly trained social, cultural, or political historians. Candidates with teaching or research interests in comparative colonialisms, the history of science, public history or museum studies are especially welcome.

We seek outstanding teacher-scholars, who are committed to innovative pedagogy and curriculum development, who are active researchers, and who enjoy mentoring students. Candidates should be enthusiastic about contributing to an interdisciplinary core curriculum in the liberal arts. The Department welcomes efforts to integrate historical and anthropological approaches and/or insights into courses. 

Butler University was founded in 1855 by abolitionists who sought to educate persons from a diverse background, black and white, male and female. Continuing in this tradition we seek candidates who are adept and comfortable working with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population to help advance the University Mission of educational and personal excellence.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a CV, copies of graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including sample course syllabi and recent course evaluations), a sample of published work or other scholarly research in progress, and three letters of reference. Letters of reference should be sent under a separate cover. Complete application packets should be emailed to Vivian Deno, Chair, Early America Search at earlyamericanhistory@butler.edu with the subject line "U.S. search." Review of applications will begin November 8, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body, faculty and staff.  In addition, hiring decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria.  Butler University provides equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 09/19/13

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Butler University is committed to enhancing the diversity of the student body and our faculty and staff. In addition, hiring and other employment-related decisions are made on the basis of an individual's qualifications, past experience, overall performance and other employment-related criteria. It is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunities for employment and advancement for all individuals regardless of age, gender, race, religion, color, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally-protected category