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Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian History

Posted on Dec 8, 2018 by University of Connecticut

Storrs Mansfield, CT 06269
9 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian
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.
The University is entering a transformational period of growth
supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (), the
$1B Bioscience Connecticut ()
investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence. We
are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications
for this faculty position in the Department of History.
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.
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complete your application (Search# ). 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.
Nominations and inquiries other than applications can be
directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Charles B.
Lansing, .
For more information on the UConn's Department of History,
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Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon
the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background
check. (Search #)
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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. Category: Education , Keywords: History - Associate Professor

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