Assistant / Associate Teaching Professor | Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Worcester, MA, US

WPI’s Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division (IGSD) and First Year Seminar Program jointly seek three full-time Teaching Faculty at the Assistant level. Two of these positions will serve in the IGSD’s Global Program and one will be split between the First Year Program and IGSD. All positions are continuing, non-tenure track, 9-month appointments. For the Global Program, we seek faculty whose teaching, advising, and scholarly expertise will support WPIs undergraduate society-technology project requirement. Over half of WPI students complete at least one project away from campus, typically a nine-credit-hour project that confronts an open-ended problem at the interface between society and technology. Project topics are proposed by agencies and organizations in the US and around the world, and typically involve issues such as environment and energy, appropriate technology, education, community and/or sustainable development. Individuals with a PhD in International Studies or Development, Anthropology, Geography, History, Psychology, Sociology, Politics, Education, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, or a related field with interest and experience in Latin America and/or China/East Asia will receive preference.

Predoctoral Fellowship: Clements Center for National Security | University of Texas Austin

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Austin, TX, US

The Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas at Austin seeks applications from current PhD candidates for its Predoctoral Fellowship Program. Consistent with the Clements Center’s mission areas of history, strategy, and statecraft, applicants from all disciplines whose research bears directly on foreign and defense policy, intelligence, or international security are welcome to apply. However, strong preference will be given to applicants pursuing a doctorate in history or whose research has a strong historical component (ancient or modern).

Teaching Associate: Social Studies | University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

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Champaign, IL, US

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for the position of Teaching Associate in Social Studies at University High School. There are two positions available, one teaching 8th grade “Introduction to Social Studies” and the second teaching 9th grade “World History”. University Laboratory High School is a 5 year-public school for 320 select students. The position of Teaching Associate is a 9-month, renewable, non-tenure track academic staff appointment at the University of Illinois. Salary is commensurate with degree and experience. Both positions would begin in August 2017 after the successful completion of a criminal background check. All applicants will be considered for both positions unless they request otherwise.

Language and Thinking Faculty | Bard College

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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Language and Thinking is an intensive introduction to the liberal arts and sciences with a particular focus on writing. Attended by all incoming Bard students during the last three weeks of August. Successful candidates for faculty positions come from many fields, including the humanities; the social, formal, and natural sciences; and the arts.

Processing Archivist | Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

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San Francisco, CA, US

This project addresses a specific body of current and historical documentation pertaining to Fort Baker in the Marin Headlands.The Park Archives and Records Center, located at the Presidio of San Francisco, houses 5.5 million archival materials. A subset of these archives deals with the transfer and management of the former military site, Fort Baker, and its evolution from military base to national park and conference center. This project will involve formal processing (arrangement, description and rehousing) of up to 100 linear feet of archives and records pertaining to various aspects of the Fort Baker projects from ca. 1983-2010. Most identified collections are currently located in the Park Archives and Records Center. Some work will involve supporting Records staff in confirming collections of paper and electronic records still in active status for future acquisition/accretion planning as they fit into existing archival collections.

16th Annual Sherman Emerging Scholar Lecture Series | University of North Carolina Wilmington

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Wilmington, NC

The University of North Carolina Wilmington Department of History invites applications and nominations for the 2017 Virginia and Derrick Sherman Emerging Scholar Lecture. “Democracy and Its Discontents in World History.” Possible themes include but are not limited to: the workings of the democratic process, popular support for or rejection of democracy, peaceful or violent transitions from dictatorship to democracy, and the failure of democracy or its subversion from within. Submissions concerning all time periods and geographic regions are welcome. The Sherman Lecture provides a forum for an outstanding junior scholar (untenured assistant professor or researcher) to offer his or her perspective on a selected topic related to this year’s theme. The Sherman Scholar will meet with undergraduate and graduate students, share his or her expertise with faculty members in history and related fields, and be available to the local media. The centerpiece of the scholar’s visit will be the presentation of a major public address, which the university will subsequently publish.

Postdoctoral Fellow: Israel Studies | Northwestern University

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Evanston, IL

Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, USA in partnership with Tel Aviv University, announces a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Israel Studies. This appointment will be for a two year residency at Northwestern University beginning September 1, 2017. Responsibilities: Teaching five courses over six trimesters (2 years) in Israel Studies, including such areas as: the Israeli Political System; the History of Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict; the Economy of Israel; Sociology and Anthropology of Israeli society; Religion in Israel; Contemporary Israeli Culture, Literature, Poetry, Art, Theatre, Music and Cinema.

Professor in the study of the origins, influences, and legacies of the Age of Jefferson | University of Virginia

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Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation seek a scholar and teacher of international prominence in the study of the origins, influences, and legacies of the Age of Jefferson. The scholar will be a member of one or more of the following departments: History, Philosophy, or Politics, all of which are in the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. This endowed position will be at the rank of full professor with tenure. The anticipated start date for the appointment is July 25, 2017.

Humanities Teacher – Middle School | University of Chicago

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Chicago, IL

Humanities teachers report to the Middle School Principal, provide interdisciplinary instruction of language arts and social studies in the Middle School, and teach the following skills: critical thinking, reading, writing, research, and discussion. Middle school humanities teachers are expected to attend meetings, write narrative grade reports, respond to electronic communication, and organize and supervise student activities. Humanities teachers work in collaborative groups at departments and within grade levels; in addition they attend meetings to support the advisory program, and they serve as advisors to a group of middle school students.

Lecturer: History | The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley

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Edinburg, TX

The University of Texas- Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) seeks a Lecturer for a three year non-tenure track position to begin in fall 2017. The ideal candidate will have specialized in U.S. History with a minor field or substantial graduate training in European History. Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of one year’s experience teaching underserved minority student populations at an institution of higher education.