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Department Summary The Department of History at the University of Oregon, part of the Social Sciences division of the College of Arts and Sciences, is a highly accomplished community of teachers and scholars. Our expertise spans the globe –from the Pacific Northwest and the United States to Asia, Europe, Latin America, North America, the Middle East, and Africa – and extends across human history, from ancient and medieval times through to the early twenty-first century. Our scholars are engaged in teaching and research projects that examine the myriad ways in which religion, ethnicity, race, class, and gender have shaped the patterns of human experience. Faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students in the Department of History also collaborate on a wide variety of history initiatives with similarly placed University departments focusing on diverse thematic, geographic, and temporal areas.
The Department of History offers degrees in both Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science at the undergraduate level as well as Masters of Arts and Doctorates of Philosophy at the graduate level. A group of over two dozen scholars and teachers with a passion for understanding the past in all its dimensions, our distinguished and innovative faculty hold several joint appointments with University administration, the Oregon Humanities Center, and the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, to name just a few. We pride ourselves on the diversity of our faculty and the broad range of our course offerings and research projects. We aim to build a sense of intellectual collaboration among members of the department’s learning community and strive to create a climate of inclusion for students, faculty, and staff.
Position Summary The Department of History at the University of Oregon is seeking qualified applicants for its open ProTem Instructor pool. Positions are limited duration appointments potentially renewable for up to a total of three years. In limited circumstances, there is the possibility of renewal beyond three years based on programmatic need, funding, and performance. Potential courses may be in the areas of World, Urban, Environmental, Women/Gender/Sexuality, European, Early Atlantic, Modern US, and African American history, among others.
Courses assignments may include the following: HIST 378: American Environmental History to 1890 (to be taught Fall 2018) HIST 473/573: US Cities & Environment in Fall 2018 (to be taught Fall 2018) HIST 102: Western Civilization (to be taught Winter 2019)
Applications will be accepted on a continual basis. Screening of applications will take place as positions become available and continue until positions are filled.
Minimum Requirements • Advanced degree in hand at time of appointment in History or another relevant discipline. Specialization open.
Professional Competencies • Successful candidates will have professional experience, demonstrated ability or potential for quality teaching, and a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. • The University of Oregon and the Department of History are committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seek candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community.
Preferred Qualifications • Ph.D. in related field. • Teaching experience in History.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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