Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, Historical Studies
History of Science and Medicine (non-US)
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The Department of Historical Studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville invites applications for a tenure-track position field in the History of Medicine or Science with a non-US focus. We emphasize innovation in our undergraduate courses by highlighting historical thinking skills including primary source analysis in history “labs,” applied historical methods, interdisciplinary courses, and opportunities to collaborate with professional schools. Teaching responsibilities in the 3/3 load include introductory survey courses in World History or Western Civilization, service courses for majors on historical research or careers in history, and upper-level, including graduate, courses in the candidate's field of expertise and broader non-US teaching fields. The candidate is also encouraged to teach interdisciplinary courses with faculty in CAS as well as with our professional schools, such as Nursing, Pharmacy, and Engineering. Faculty who can foster collaborative interdisciplinary research and apply for external funding are highly desirable.
A PhD in History, or closely related discipline, is required at the time of employment beginning in August 2018. Persons who have not completed all degree requirements by August 2018 maybe considered for a one-year appointment at the rank of instructor. College-level teaching experience and grant-writing experience is preferred.
Interested applicants should email a single pdf of materials to firstname.lastname@example.org, containing: a letter of application identifying their research and teaching expertise, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, and sample syllabi. Please send separately three letters of recommendation with your name as the subject to email@example.com.
Review of completed applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and will continue until the position has been filled.
The Department offers an MA degree and a PhD in History through our cooperative doctoral program with Southern Illinois University Carbondale, as well as a post-baccalaureate certificate in museum studies. The Department is a dedicated group of teacher-scholars who value both teaching and research excellence. SIUE is a growing public comprehensive university with more than 14,000 students, located 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis.
SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities.