Employment: Assistant Professor or Lecturer Early Modern or Modern Europe, University of Maine

Closing date 8th August 2014

Assistant Professor or Lecturer Early Modern or Modern Europe,
Department of History,
University of Maine.

The Department of History at the University of Maine invites applications for a one-year fixed-length, non-tenure appointment as Assistant Professor or Lecturer in the field of Early Modern or Modern Europe, effective September 1, 2014.  Academic rank at appointment to be determined based upon educational attainment, qualifications, and experience.

The teaching load is three courses per semester, and includes responsibility for courses in France, the European Civilization survey, and specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate’s field of interest. A Ph.D. in History is required by the date of hire for appointment as Assistant Professor.  Applicants for Lecturer must have completed their comprehensive examinations and be making substantial progress toward completion of their dissertation.  Demonstrated successful college teaching experience, evidence of scholarship, and excellent communication skills are also required.

Appropriate background checks are required.

All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Maine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, copies of transcripts, and three letters of recommendation.  Materials must be submitted at https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=19146&job=assistant-professor-lecturer-of-history.  You will need to create a profile and application.  Persons writing letters of recommendation must submit their letters electronically to european_history_search@umit.maine.edu.  Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

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