University of Connecticut Chair in Modern Italian History
Connecticut, United States
Italian History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies
Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian History
The University of Connecticut’s Department of History invites nominations and applications for the Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian History. The position will commence in Fall 2019. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of full professor or associate professor and will be eligible for tenure upon appointment. The Chair carries with it support for research, conferences, colloquia, and other activities.
Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to research and scholarship through high quality publications, participation in academic conferences, and involvement in research initiatives in their areas of expertise. They will be expected to be effective teachers of innovative courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise PhD students, mentor students in research and professional development, and participate in outreach and service activities. Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.
Earned Ph.D. or equivalent in History or a related discipline, with a specialization in Italian history or in European history including Italy. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. We seek applications from distinguished scholars at the professor or associate professor level. The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate in our institution’s commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching, mentoring, program development, and promotion of diversity. Applicants should possess an excellent record of research, teaching performance, and involvement in undergraduate and/or graduate education appropriate for appointment to the rank of full or associate professor.
We prefer applicants whose research interests complement and enhance the existing strengths in the department and who have demonstrated exceptional scholarly achievement.
This is a full-time, 9-month position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2019. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of teaching at one of UConn’s regional campuses or through on-line instruction. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Visit jobs.uconn.edu and click on “Endowed Chairs” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application (Search# 2019189). Please submit the following: a cover letter that addresses the criteria for the position, including a statement of commitment to diversity; curriculum vitae; at least two representative syllabi; and the names and contact information of four references who have agreed to write in support of your application if requested. Screening of applicants will begin immediately, with full consideration given to applicants who apply by January 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information on the UConn’s Department of History, please visit http://history.uconn.edu/.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.
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