University of Colorado Assistant Professor - Russia and Its Borderlands, 1750-present in Boulder, Colorado
Assistant Professor - Russia and Its Borderlands, 1750-present
The Department of History at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the history of Russia and Its Borderlands, 1750-present. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in Russian and European history (including the modern European history survey), and provide service to the department, campus, and larger professional community. ABDs will be considered, but the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in History or a related field must be conferred by August 17, 2020.
Candidates are required to submit a letter of application that discusses their research and teaching interests, a current CV, an article-length scholarly writing sample, a syllabus for a Russian history course, a diversity and inclusion statement (maximum 250 words) that demonstrates the applicant’s experiences with and commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus climate, and the names and contact information for three references.
Additional materials may be requested later. Review of applications will begin on October 11, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required of the person(s) to whom the position is offered.
Who We Are
Established in 1901, the History Department at the University of Colorado Boulder is the home of nationally and internationally renowned historians. At the undergraduate and graduate levels our program has traditionally offered a broad education in most fields of historical inquiry.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Russian and European history (including the modern European history survey and specialized courses in Russian and European history and related areas), and provide service to the department, campus, and larger professional community.
What We Can Offer
The salary for this position will be between $77,000-82,000 commensurate with experience.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
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What We Require
- Ph.D. or equivalent in History or related field by August 17, 2020.
What You Will Need
- The knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to be successful in the role.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
Please include a writing sample/sample of work.
Diversity and Inclusion Statement, which demonstrates your commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education.
Syllabus for a Russian history course.
You will be asked by our system to provide three (3) professional references, who will be asked to submit a confidential letter of recommendation immediately upon application submission.
To be fully considered, please apply by October 15, 2019; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The position will be posted until filled. Application materials are accepted electronically via CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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