Assistant Professor, History of U.S. Political Economy from the Civil

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Posted Under: Madison, Wisconsin jobs in Other; Other jobs in zipcode 53701
Posted On: 2017-10-22 14:00:00

The Department of History at the UW-Madison invites applications
for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position in the history
of U.S. political economy from the Civil War to the present, with
appointment to begin August 2018. The successful candidate will
hold the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Chair in the History of
American Politics, Institutions, and Political Economy.
We welcome candidates whose work focuses on United States
politics, markets, and institutions, and who seek to integrate the
insights of such fields as (for instance) business history,
economic history, environmental history, labor history, legal
history, and the history of the state. The ideal candidate will
actively engage in the intellectual life of our large history
faculty with diverse temporal, geographical, and methodological
interests, as well as embrace departmental commitments to
undergraduate and graduate education and engage in significant
ongoing research and publication. The successful applicant will be
expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the history
of U.S. political economy since the Civil War. The successful
candidate will perform departmental, university and community
services as appropriate.
Applicants must hold Ph.D. in history or a related field by
start of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate potential for
excellence in teaching and scholarly research.
The UW-Madison is an equal opportunity employer and is committed
to creating a diverse and inclusive community. A criminal
background check will be required prior to employment. Unless
confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding
applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be
guaranteed confidentiality.
For full consideration, all materials must be received no later
than midnight, Friday, November 17, 2017.
Interested candidates should find the position announcement, click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, and a writing sample of roughly 35
pages. If the writing sample forms part of a larger book manuscript
or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents
or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger
You will be asked to provide contact information for three
references; they will each receive an electronic link through which
they can upload a signed letter of reference.

Category: Education , Keywords: History - Assistant Professor