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Call for Applications : Assistant Professor, History of Great Britain and Its Empire - The College of Wooster

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The History Department of The College of Wooster invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the History of Great Britain and Its Empire beginning August 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach survey courses in British history and topical courses in her/his area of specialization. In particular, we seek a historian whose research and teaching stress the significance of the British Empire to the development of a broader, interconnected, and global history, but all time periods and research fields will be considered. She/he will also supervise undergraduate research in the Independent Study Program, the College’s program of faculty-mentored undergraduate research. Ph.D. expected by August 2016.

A complete application will include:

  • a letter of application,
  • a statement of teaching philosophy,
  • a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript, and
  • three confidential letters of recommendation.
  • Additional evidence of research and teaching interests (e.g., prospectuses, articles, syllabi, course evaluations) is welcome.

Address all materials to:
Katherine Holt, Chair, Search Committee,
Department of History, College of Wooster.

Submit all materials through Interfolio : https://apply.interfolio.com/30983.
Interfolio accounts are free to applicants – simply press "apply."

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2015.

The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.




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