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SUNY Geneseo seeking Assistant Professor of History

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    Marina Duka

    Institution Type: College / University
    Location: New York, United States
    Position: Assistant Professor

    The History Department at SUNY Geneseo is seeking applicants for a tenure track Assistant Professor position with a focus on transnational European history after 1800 (excluding the British Isles) to begin August, 2018. Areas of global and/or transnational interest include but are not limited to imperialism, global trade, the history of composite and multiethnic states, migration, regional histories (e.g. the Mediterranean), or problem-oriented history on topics that transcend national boundaries (e.g. comparative nationalisms, the history of science and technology, environmental issues, gender history, or some other type of cultural history).

    Duties include:
    • Teach a range of History courses at the undergraduate level, including and especially courses that cover Europe after 1800
    • Teach skills-based seminars and/or senior capstone seminars that include research methods and/or historiography
    • Teach general education courses outside History, including courses in humanities and first-year critical writing
    • Conduct research and publish in area of expertise
    • Contribute to pedagogical and curricular innovation, including work with digital scholarship or methods
    • Provide academic advisement to students
    • Mentor and supervise undergraduate research and other projects
    • Contribute to governance through service at the department and college level
    • Contribute service to the discipline and university

    SUNY Geneseo’s priority is teaching excellence. They seek someone with a strong commitment to teaching in a liberal arts setting and who is prepared to teach both introductory courses and advanced courses in their area of expertise. A commitment to working effectively with students from diverse backgrounds is essential.

    Required Qualifications
    • PhD in History conferred by August 2018
    • Expertise in transnational European history after 1800
    • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in history
    • Record of scholarly production and evidence of a clear plan for future research
    • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive working/teaching environment

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Expertise with and interest in application of digital tools in the humanities
    • Potential to teach general education courses in humanities and first-year critical writing

    SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

    SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For their full non-discrimination statement, see:

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