Posting Summary: Public History/Museum Studies: The University of Virginia's College at Wise seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Public History or Museum Studies to begin fall 2019. The successful candidate should possess training and/or experience in Public History or Museum Studies and be able to teach upper-level courses in those and related fields. The successful candidate will administer and seek to expand a growing Public History/Museum internship program and will place and supervise student interns. Experience teaching Western Civilization surveys is required. The successful candidate will also teach upper-level courses in his/her area of expertise, which is open, but the department has a strong preference for someone able to teach courses in the ancient Mediterranean World. Candidate qualifications include a Ph.D. at the time of the appointment, a record or evidence of potential for teaching, scholarship and service, and a strong commitment to liberal arts/humanities. The University of Virginia's College at Wise, a division of the University of Virginia, is a four-year liberal arts college located in a small town in the mountains of southwestern Virginia.
To apply, please visit jobs.virginia.edu, posting# 0624346 and complete a candidate profile, attaching a current cv/resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and a statement of teaching/educational philosophy and areas of teaching interest, plus contact information for three references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
For more information about the college, visit the UVa-Wise webpage at uvawise.edu. UVa-Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. You may also contact Stephanie Perry, Director of Human Resources at email@example.com or at 276-328-0240.
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Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.