Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Job Opening: University of Arizona

The Department of History at the University of Arizona invites applications for an advanced Assistant or Associate faculty position in U.S. environmental history/history of environmental science, to begin August 2010.

This position is part of a new university-wide hiring initiative in environmental science and policy. The University of Arizona, one of the most fertile campuses in the country for the study of regional to global environmental change, is seeking to deepen its interdisciplinary strength in environmental research. For more information see the UA Institute for the Environment, http://www.environment.arizona.edu/home.

We seek an established scholar with an excellent record of peer-reviewed publications, grants, and teaching. Ph.D. in history, or a relevant discipline, is required before date of hire. Preferred qualifications include expertise in 19th-century U.S. History; experience in graduate training and mentoring; and experience in working on collaborative interdisciplinary grants.

The successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research agenda leading to publications in peer-reviewed scholarly venues; collaborate on interdisciplinary grants and research related to environment topics, especially with UA faculty associated with the Institute of the Environment; effectively teach undergraduate and graduate history courses; advise and mentor graduate students; and actively contribute to department, college, and university service committees and participate in professional organizations and public engagement.

The department seeks individuals who are able to work with diverse students and colleagues and who have experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds M/W/D/V.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, please go to http://www.hr.arizona.edu (job number: 44430), complete the on-line faculty application, and attach a letter of application describing research and teaching interests and experience, curriculum vitae with the names of three professional references. To ensure consideration, candidates must apply to this on-line posting. The additional materials - CV and Letter of Application- may either be included with the on-line application, or may be mailed directly to the Search Chair at the address below. Review of applicants will begin 2/15/10 and will continue until the position is filled.