Monday, January 31, 2011

Job: Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History, Wichita State University

The Department of History at Wichita State University invites applications for the Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History at the associate or full professor level.
   The Garvey Professor will be a senior scholar with a distinguished record of research in American Business History, and will be expected to maintain an excellent research and publication program. In addition, the Garvey Professor will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of specialty, as well as direct M.A. theses, in an urban-serving university with a diverse student population. The teaching load is two courses per semester. It is further expected that he/she will take advantage of the opportunity to teach courses, usually one per academic year, for the W. Frank Barton School of Business.
   The successful candidate must hold a doctorate, have credentials appropriate for appointment as a distinguished tenured professor, and demonstrate evidence of excellent teaching. Desirable subfields would include 20th-Century U.S., Economic History, and Philanthropy.
  The deadline for applications is February 25, 2011.
  For the complete job listing, including contact information, please see the H-Net job posting. The previous Garvey professor was H. Craig Miner, who died last September.