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University of Alaska – Fairbanks, History Department seeks Professor of History

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    Cian Stryker

    The Department of History invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in History with an anticipated start date of August 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a research program focused on Alaska and/or the Circumpolar North, teach undergraduate level courses for the History Department, teach graduate level courses in support of the interdisciplinary Arctic and Northern Studies MA Program, and participate in university and professional service. Areas of specialization must include Alaska and the Circumpolar North, but knowledge of European history would strengthen the candidate’s competitiveness for the position. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Alaska history, the Circumpolar North, as well as face to face and distance courses.

    A Land, Sea, and Space Grant Institution located in the subarctic region of Fairbanks, UAF is the flagship campus of the University of Alaska. America’s Arctic university, UAF is an international center for research, education, and the arts, emphasizing the circumpolar north and its diverse peoples. UAF reflects a vibrant multicultural body of traditional and non-traditional undergraduate and graduate students, bearing highly favorable student to faculty ratios. With over 40 degree programs in the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Languages, the College of Liberal Arts is UAF’s most dynamic college.

    Required Qualifications:

    A Ph.D. in History.

    Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at the university level.

    Demonstrated potential for excellence in research.

    Expertise in the History of Alaska.

    Expertise in the History of the Circumpolar North.

    Desired Qualifications:

    Ability to teach lower and upper level courses in European history.

    Ability to teach a Modern World or Western Civilization survey course.

    Demonstrated success in teaching diverse student populations.

    Submit a statement of interest + a teaching philosophy and research statement, CV, transcripts, writing sample, and the contact information for three references. To guarantee full consideration, applicants must complete and submit an electronic application no later than January 21, 2018, 11:55 PM Alaska time. The position will be open until filled. Apply at:

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