Assistant Professor - History of Science

Illinois State University

Normal, IL

ID: 7083798
Posted: August 25, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

General Summary
History of Science: Illinois State University in Normal, IL, seeks to hire a nine-month probationary tenure-track assistant professor in the History of Science, with the appointment beginning August 15, 2022. Specialization is open. A conferred Ph.D. in history or a closely related field is expected by the appointment start date. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity on campus are especially welcome to apply.

Additional Information
Illinois State University is a coeducational, residential university with around 21,000 students (http://illinoisstate.edu/); the History Department has the largest number of majors in the state, with about 500 full-time undergraduate and graduate students (https://history.illinoisstate.edu/).

Required Qualifications
1. Conferred Ph.D. in history or a closely related field is expected by the appointment start date.
2. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions.

Functional Expectations
Must be able to complete the following with or without reasonable accommodation:

1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date
08/16/2022

Salary Rate / Pay Rate
Pay is commensurate with qualification and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.

Required Applicant Documents
1. Letter of Application
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Chapter-length Sample of scholarship
4. Three confidential Letters of Reference

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents
Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants
All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Along with your application, please submit (1) letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a chapter-length sample of scholarship, (4) three confidential letters of reference.

Contact Information for Applicants
Andrew Hartman
Professor & Search Committee Chair
Department of History
historysearch@ilstu.edu

Important Information for Applicants
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.



 

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