Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Teaching Position, December 15 Deadline: History of Capitalism at the University of Delaware

The Department of History at the University of Delaware invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in the history of capitalism in North America in the “Long Nineteenth Century.” According to the job announcement:
We seek a scholar of exceptional promise prepared to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. Possible areas of specialization include race and ethnicity, business, political economy, and consumer culture. Preferred candidates will have research and teaching interests that complement one or more of the following graduate and undergraduate initiatives at the University of Delaware: (a) the Hagley Program in Capitalism, Technology, and Culture, (b) environmental humanities, (c) African American history and public humanities, and (d) material culture studies. Applicants whose work involves a transnational perspective are especially welcome. This position is also part of a commitment by the department and the College of Arts and Sciences to strengthening ties to the Hagley Museum and Library and to UD’s Lerner College of Business and Economics. Because of the history department’s long association with the Hagley Museum and Library, the successful candidate will have opportunities to work in Hagley’s research collections and to participate in its academic programs.
    The start date for this position is September 1, 2017. Candidates are expected to have the Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2017.
    Applicants should submit a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Additional application materials may be requested by the committee at a later point. For full consideration, please submit an application by December 15, 2016. Inquiries may be sent to Professor David Suisman, Search Committee Chair, dsuisman@udel.edu. Application materials will not be accepted through personal correspondence with the Chair or other committee members.
     The university is using Interfolio's ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position should visit https://apply.interfolio.com/39268 for a complete job description and application instructions.