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Governors State University invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of History

Governors State University (University Park, IL), a minority-majority institution, invites applications for a tenure track position as an Assistant Professor of History to begin in the Fall 2020 semester.
We seek a History teacher-scholar who is committed to enhancing our culture of diversity, equity, and inclusivity to complement existing faculty strengths. The successful candidate will contribute to our program by incorporating scholarly expertise on underrepresented and/or marginalized groups into courses. The ideal candidate will also have the ability to teach courses in at least one geographical area outside the United States, preferably Asia, Africa, the Middle East, or World and/or have training or teaching experience from a transnational perspective. Responsibilities include teaching multiple sections of survey courses in U.S. History, upper-level major requirements (methods, public history, thesis), courses in area(s) of specialization, and interdisciplinary first year seminars. Candidates should provide evidence of strong teaching skills and the potential for a strong record of scholarship. A Ph.D. in relevant field of study is required at time of appointment.

Governors State University is the only regional public comprehensive university in Chicago’s south suburban area, serving more than 5,500 students annually. Since its founding in 1969, GSU has offered accessible, high-value educational opportunities to a culturally diverse student body of first-generation students, returning adults, and veterans. With the lowest undergraduate tuition in Illinois, GSU offers accredited programs that have earned high praise from national accrediting agencies. In 2014, GSU accepted its inaugural class of first-year students as it transitioned from an upper-division and graduate institution into a regional comprehensive university with a state-of-the-art general education program. New faculty at GSU must demonstrate enthusiasm and ability to work with students at all levels, from first-year to graduate.

The BA Program in History is part of a thriving, diverse Humanities Department that includes American Studies, Black Studies, Global Studies, Latin American/Caribbean/Latina/o Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Spanish. The Humanities Department is a unit within the Division of Arts and Letters. History faculty collaborate with colleagues and students across disciplines and can hold dual appointments.

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University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position in the History of Modern Germany

The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure track) position in the History of Modern Germany (19th century to the present). The ideal candidate will actively engage in the intellectual life of our large history faculty with temporally, geographically, and methodologically diverse interests, as well as embrace departmental commitments to undergraduate and graduate education. The appointment will begin August of 2020. The deadline for all materials, including letters of recommendation, is midnight on Sunday, October 6, 2019.

Applicants must hold a doctorate in history or a related field by the start of the appointment, and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research. We will consider applicants specializing in any area of modern German history.

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Adelphi History Department is seeking adjunct instructors

The Adelphi History Department is seeking adjunct instructors for two courses this Fall semester.

Hist 306 The United States since 1945 (Mon/Wed 8:35-9:50am)

Hist 314 Ancient Rome (Mon/Wed 2:25-340am)

Although the courses do not have prerequisites, they are meant to be more specialized area/period surveys, and so offer possibilities for in-depth focus on select topics within these broader areas, along with a class composed of a higher percentage of History majors. Interested candidates should reach out ASAP to Prof. Edward Reno, Chair of the History Department: ereno@adelphi.edu. Pay for the semester is approximately $4700 per class.

Hunter College Seeks Adjunct Lecturers in U.S.History (Fall 2019)

The History Department at Hunter College seeks Adjunct Lecturers to teach survey courses in U.S. history. The fall semester at Hunter begins on August 27, 2019. 

We are seeking instructors to teach one or two sections of History 151: The United States from the Colonial Era to the Civil War. Each section will have an enrollment of 30 students. The sections are scheduled for Tuesday/Friday 7:10 – 8:25AM & Tuesday/Friday 9:45 – 11:00AM.

Candidates must have experience teaching the United States history survey and be ABD (or already hold a PhD). Interested candidates should send a CV to Professor Eduardo Contreras, Deputy Chair, at econtre@hunter.cuny.edu

Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor – modern history of South Asia

The Department of History at Stanford University is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor in the area of modern history of South Asia with an emphasis on 19th and 20th centuries. Applicants will be expected to teach courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. We particularly encourage applicants who are able to bring their work and interests into a wide conversation amongst both specialists and non-specialists across the university.

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NYU Liberal Studies – Part-Time Faculty Opening in Middle Eastern Global Cultures

Liberal Studies at New York University is seeking a part-time instructor to teach Middle Eastern Global Cultures in Fall 2019.

Liberal Studies provides a unique interdisciplinary educational experience to undergraduate students. The Liberal Studies Core consists of a two-year interdisciplinary global curriculum drawing on great works across civilizations. The Global Liberal Studies Bachelor of Arts, one of NYU’s premier liberal arts degrees, builds on the global core with an upper division interdisciplinary set of concentrations that direct students toward different areas of global study.

Middle Eastern Global Cultures is an interdisciplinary, discussion-based seminar that explores cultures, social institutions, political economies, and social change in contemporary Middle Eastern and North African societies. Topic selections will vary according to the interest and expertise of the instructor, but course material may include–but is not limited to–Islam and Islamic history, social and cultural practices, artistic traditions (such as miniature painting, religious architecture, poetry, film), cultural exchange and trade (the Silk Road, relations between Middle Eastern and African and Asian empires, the emergence of capitalistic practices), the impact of the rise of European empires, religious and/or ethnic minorities in the Middle East, European colonies and their legacy, major conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli conflict or Arab Cold War, and studies on ideologies of the region such as Turkish and Persian nationalisms and Zionism. Both primary and secondary source materials should be assigned, and may include film, various art and media forms, and artifacts. Students are expected to produce 3750-4000 words of graded written work, to complete at least two exams, and to participate actively in class discussion.

The course meets twice weekly, with class sessions lasting 75 minutes.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: a Ph.D. in Middle Eastern Studies, Islamic Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, History, Religion, or another relevant Humanities field to be awarded by the date of appointment; a minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience; and demonstrated excellence in teaching. 

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/65587, and include ONLY (1) a cover letter; (2) a current c.v.; and (3) a 1-2 paragraph Diversity Statement addressing past and/or potential future contributions to diversity through teaching, professional activity, and/or service.

Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Interviews to commence as soon as possible.

Princeton University seeks Assistant Professor in European History (Tenure Track)

Anticipated start date, September 1, 2020. The Department of History at Princeton University invites applications from scholars who specialize in the history of Europe – and Europe’s relations with the rest of the world – from the 16th century to c.1900. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose work will complement rather than duplicate the department’s existing strength in British, Central European, and pre-1815 French history. We are also especially interested in specialists in Southern or Northern Europe. Reviews of files will begin October 7, 2019, but applications will be considered until the department chooses to close the search. Applicants should provide a detailed letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a two page dissertation or book abstract. Applicants should also provide contact information for at least three referees as part of the online recommendation process. For candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D., the recommendation of the principal advisor must include precise information on the present status of the dissertation and the likelihood of completion by summer 2020. Please apply online at https://puwebp.princeton.edu/AcadHire/position/12741.

 

Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy.

The PublicsLab is hiring a part-time College Assistant

The PublicsLab is hiring a part-time College Assistant/Program Coordinator to begin in August 2019. The position pays $21-23.57 per hour, commensurate with experience, for 20 hours a week, with access to health insurance after 90 days. The full description is available here. The application deadline is 1 August.  Applications and questions about the position should be submitted to Stacy M. Hartman, Director of the PublicsLab, at shartman2@gc.cuny.edu

 

Wesleyan University AMST 19th-century cultural studies/history job advertisement

The American Studies Department at Wesleyan seeks a scholar-teacher in nineteenth-century U.S. cultural studies/history for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2020. Gender, social reform, and empire are the areas within the field that are the Department’s highest preferences; additional areas of focus may include religion, immigration, and urbanism. We seek an interdisciplinary historian with a Ph.D. in American studies, history, or a related field entailing an immersion in historical research and analysis.  Due to the current composition of the Department, candidates with Ph.D.s in literary studies will not be considered. Candidates should be actively engaged in scholarly research and writing and prepared to teach four courses per year (two per semester) to undergraduates. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students and participating in faculty governance at the departmental and university level. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in hand (within the field specifications stated above) by the time of appointment to be hired as an Assistant Professor; a successful candidate may be hired as an Instructor if the candidate does not have a Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment, but must complete the Ph.D. (within the field specifications stated above) within one year of hire. Applications from candidates who have held a tenure-track job for more than two years will not be considered.

To apply, visit http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6872. A complete application includes a letter of application, curriculum vitae, dissertation abstract or book abstract, 20- to 25-page writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including teaching statement, course syllabi, and student evaluations. As part of the teaching statement (or cover letter), we invite you to describe your cultural competencies and experiences engaging a diverse student body. Applications should be submitted online at http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/6872. At the time of application, candidates will also be asked to provide the email addresses of at least three referees from whom we will obtain confidential letters of recommendation. All materials, including letters of recommendation, must be received no later than September 27, 2019, to be considered, so it is requisite for candidates to submit the application early enough to provide their recommenders with time to submit their letters by September 27.  We advise candidates to apply by early September so that requests to their recommenders can be generated.

 

Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, political belief, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Vice President for Equity & Inclusion / Title IX Officer, 318 North College, 860.685.4771.

Mahindra Humanities Center (Harvard) Postdoctoral Fellowships, 2020-21

The Mahindra Humanities Center invites applications for one-year postdoctoral fellowships in connection with the Center’s Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seminar on the topic of migration and the humanities.

Fellows will receive stipends of $65,000, medical insurance, additional research support of $2,500, and (for those not already in residence in Greater Boston) $1,500 in moving expenses. Fellows are expected to be in residence at Harvard for the term of the fellowship.

Eligibility and Deadline Information

Applicants for 2020-21 fellowships must have received a doctorate or terminal degree in or after May 2017. Applicants without a doctorate or terminal degree must demonstrate that they have completed all requirements for a terminal degree (i.e. dissertation defense) by August 1, 2020. International scholars outside the United States are appointed under either the J-1 visa (Research Scholar status) or F-1 OPT (Optional Practical Training), depending on their circumstances. If awarded a fellowship, the term of appointment for international scholars is September 1, 2020-August 31, 2021. The Mahindra Center reserves the right to cancel awards if the recipient is unable to meet these conditions of completion and visa status.

The application deadline for applicants to submit their materials is November 15, 2019. The deadline for receipt of letters of recommendation is December 6, 2019.

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GC MA in Liberal Studies (MALS) Program seeks Advising Fellow

The Advising Fellow Program aims to provide vital academic support to students in the MA in Liberal Studies (MALS) program while they study at the Graduate Center. MALS is looking to appoint one additional advising fellow for the academic year 2019-2020; the provisional start date is October 1, 2019. The Advising Fellows will provide individualized academic support to the master’s students, guiding them in choosing courses, managing their work loads and meeting academic challenges, and enlisting faculty mentors to supervise their theses. The Fellows will be advanced doctoral students who have already successfully navigated their own Graduate Center course requirements and who will be able to share their wisdom and experience with the master’s students. Carefully chosen for their interpersonal skills and judgment, the Fellows will be accessible and open to students while also providing academic guidance.

Each advising fellow will be responsible for advising a specific group of students (whose area of study and research will be related to that of the advising fellow if possible) on their program of study, course selection, thesis/capstone planning, and other academic affairs. Advising fellows will host late afternoon and evening office hours to meet with their MA advisees and will also meet with students by appointment. In addition, Advising Fellows will be take on responsibilities to support the development of the master’s student community by developing programing for master’s students about academics, careers, networking, and writing as requested on a semester by semester basis.

Appointments for Fall 2019 semester positions will start on October 1, 2019, and will end at the close of the semester; work for the spring 2020 semester starts three days before the semester. Annual salaries for will start at $28,128 for 450 hours of non-teaching work over the academic year or $14,206 per semester for 225 hours work; this salary will be pro-rated in light of the October 1st start date. Students in their first ten semesters of doctoral study will be eligible for in-state tuition remission. Positions can provide eligibility for NYSHIP health insurance.

 

Application Specifics and Requirements 

To be eligible, applicants must be Level III by the start date of the appointment. Each advising fellow is expected to have deep institutional knowledge of the Graduate Center, its administrative structures that relate to students, and its academic programs and faculty. Students with interdisciplinary research interests, interdisciplinary coursework (especially those who have completed one of the interdisciplinary PhD certificates), and advising experience are encouraged to apply. Students who have completed master’s degrees before starting their PhD work are also encouraged to apply. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are essential.

Application Instructions: To apply, please send a statement of interest (no more than 1–2 pages), noting any interdisciplinary courses or work completed and advising experience, a CV, and a letter of reference from a faculty advisor (which can be sent separately) to the Liberal Studies Program Office (liberalstudies@gc.cuny.edu) with “Advising Fellows Application” in the subject line. Inquiries about the program can be sent to Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis (emacaulay_lewis@gc.cuny.edu), the EO of the M.A. Program in Liberal Studies. Applications must be received by 5 pm on August 12, 2019 to be considered.

Interviews for the position will be held on August Wednesday 21, 2019.

GC IT Aide job available ​

GC IT Aide job available

Student Employment Program (SEP)

IT Aide Job Description

General Characteristics

Information Technology (IT) is the division of the Graduate Center that provides and maintains a wide variety of voice, video and data systems to serve the Graduate Center community of students, faculty, staff and members of the public.  Reporting directly to the IT Services Operations Manager, the IT Aide assists with a wide variety of IT and Audiovisual maintenance and operational matters, end-user support services and special projects and initiatives. The IT Aide must possess technical proficiency, a commitment to working as a member of a support team and dedication to customer service.

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