ASSISTANT VISITING PROFESSOR

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

United States

February 14, 2022

Description

Position Information Official Job Title ASSISTANT VISITING PROFESSOR

Working Title: ViSITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR HISTORY Position Number 02297274 Division College of Letters and Science Department B4875 HISTORY Position Type Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100% Posting Type Faculty & Instructional Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is the urban, doctoral, community-engaged, research (R1) university of the University of Wisconsin System. The campus is provides a diverse, vibrant intellectual environment as an access university. The main campus is located on the east side of the city near Lake Michigan, but includes research and teaching facilities downtown and in the neighboring cities of Waukesha and West Bend. The current enrollment at UWM is over 24,000 students, about 20% of whom are in graduate programs. UWM is committed to fostering efforts to build a more inclusive learning and working environment and seeks candidates who can contribute to and support those efforts.

Job Summary

The History Department is seeking to make a three-year appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor with primary field in Chinese history. Time period and research approach are open. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in research and teaching. The teaching load will be 2:2, with compensation and responsibilities comparable to those of our tenure-track faculty. Teaching responsibilities will include lower-level survey courses in East Asian history as well as upper-level courses in Chinese history. The successful candidate may have the opportunity to teach other courses in their area of thematic interest. Ability to teach courses in world history, other Asian regions, or transnational histories is also welcome. Candidates are encouraged to articulate their potential contribution to the department with reference to its existing strengths.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or A.B.D. in History, Chinese History or closely related. Demonstrated potential for excellence in research. Demonstrated excellence in teaching. Ability to teach lower level-survey courses in East Asian history. Ability to teach upper-level courses in Chinese history.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to teach courses in world history, other Asian regions, or transnational histories. Demonstrated fit with existing strengths of department or articulation of complementary strengths

Application Instructions

Application must include 1. A letter of application describing research and teaching interests and expertise 2. Curriculum vitae 3. The names and contact details of three referees submitted as “References”. Letters of recommendation will be required only for semifinalists. Please address any questions to David DiValerio (divaleri@uwm.edu). 4. Writing sample (chapter or article-length)

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

This is a continuous recruitment , but for full consideration, submit application materials by February 15, 2022. Applications received after February 14, 2022, may not receive consideration.

Application Deadline Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes If Continuous, Initial Review Date 02/15/2022 Position Contact Name David DiValerio Contact Phone (414) 229-4361 Contact Email divaleri@uwm.edu Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • References
  • Writing Sample
  • Optional Documents

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