Assistant Professor of Early America (Tenure-Track
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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