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1-Year Art History Job: University of Lincoln

Lecturer in Early Modern European Art History

School of History & Heritage

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £34,304 per annum
This post is a full time and fixed term for 12 months.
Closing Date:   Sunday 26 June 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 18 July 2022
Reference:  COA415

The School of History & Heritage at the University of Lincoln is looking to appoint a Lecturer in the history of European art and architecture of the early modern period. 

The applicant should have the ability to teach Renaissance art and architectural history with a focus on the Spanish Empire, with the expertise necessary to convene the module Art and Power: Projecting Authority in the Renaissance World, as well as demonstrating evidence of wide experience in teaching visual and material culture. The ability to take a geographically expansive and de-centred approach to the period is desirable. The successful candidate may be asked to teach in other areas of art history as required and will be expected to contribute to Open Days and other recruitment activities.

The School of History and Heritage has a strong collaborative culture. We take teaching, research, and student experience very seriously, and have a history of performing well in the NSS. We form part of the College of Arts and are located at the University’s main Brayford campus beside a natural pool in the River Witham. The school offers well-established programmes in History and Conservation and a range of newer programmes in Modern History, Philosophy, and Classical Studies.

The University of Lincoln was named Modern University of the Year in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2021 and in the same year, named one of the world’s greatest young universities in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings. The University has been awarded gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. 

This post is full time, fixed term for 12 months.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the Head of School, Professor Amy Livingstone (ALivingstone@lincoln.ac.uk)

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1-Year VAP at Houston-Victoria

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Houston-Victoria invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professorship of Latin American history, Mexican American history, the Atlantic World, Indigenous history, or Colonial America in the Department of Criminal Justice, Political Science, and History.

Required Qualifications: Successful candidates will demonstrate excellence in teaching at the college level. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in history at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidates will possess a willingness to teach a broad range of face-to-face courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Victoria, Texas. UHV is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and we welcome candidates with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from traditionally underrepresented or marginalized groups. Preferred candidates should also be prepared to demonstrate effective teaching and a promising research agenda.

Position Summary: The appointment is a nine-month, non-tenure track position to begin in August 2022. The position carries a 4/4 teaching load. Teaching responsibilities will include multiple U.S. history surveys and topical seminars in their areas of specialization. This is a one-year appointment with benefits and a budgeted salary of $40,000.

Program: The History Program serves approximately 50 majors and minors in undergraduate programs in History. The program also teaches graduate courses for the M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies program and the Adult Education program. Three full time and two part-time faculty support the degree. The program has a strong record of excellence in preparing graduates for success and faculty invested in teaching, scholarship, and service. More information can be found on the program’s website: https://www.uhv.edu/arts-and-sciences/undergraduate-programs/history/

University and Victoria Community: The University of Houston-Victoria is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) of approximately 4,350 students in historic Victoria, Texas. The university is recognized for its affordability and flexible degree programs that serve first generation students and students from low-income households. The City of Victoria is a regional hub of around 60,000 people located 90 minutes from Corpus Christi and two hours from Houston, Austin, and San Antonio.

Applicants should submit the following online:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Curriculum vitae

After initial review, selected candidates may be asked to submit the following:

  1. Three letters of recommendation
  2. Evidence of effective teaching (including teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations)
  3. Copies of all college transcripts

To ensure consideration, applications must be received by May 10. Review will continue until the position is filled.

TT Job in Med/EM Jewish History at UNC

The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is advertising for three psoitions in Jewish studies, among them an assistant professorship in medieval/early modern Jewish history:

Three Faculty Positions in Jewish Studies

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is excited to announce three faculty recruitments to promote a deeper understanding of Jewish history, culture and thought.  The appointments will serve an institutional ambition to expand interdisciplinary collaborations and international connections and will be able to count on the resources of the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies for developing research projects, public programming and new courses:

Assistant Professor in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History

The Department of History (https://history.unc.edu), invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History. Applicants who work on Jewish history in the Mediterranean world, Europe, and/or Islamicate lands are especially welcome.

Assistant Professor in East European Jewish Studies

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures (http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in East European Jewish Studies. Native or near-native competence in English and at least one East European language required. The area of specialization is open; candidates with expertise in Yiddish and related East European literature, culture, film, or other media are particularly welcome to apply. 

Assistant Professor in Women’s and Gender Studies

The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies (https://womensstudies.unc.edu/ ) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor whose research and teaching focus on Women’s and Gender Studies and Jewish History and Culture.

Please see for further details: https://jewishstudies.unc.edu/

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or status as a protected veteran.

Job Listing: Early Modern Mediterranean Religion at Northwestern

Northwestern University is advertising a for an assistant professor in the Religious Studies Department to cover early modern Mediterranean religion.

The Department of Religious Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor for a specialist in Mediterranean religion in a transregional and/or transatlantic frame. The successful candidate will be interested in the varied routes of religious, philosophical, and material exchange connecting Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and/or the Americas from 1500-1800. May specialize in Christianity, Islam, and/or Judaism. This position begins September 1, 2022.

Successful candidates will combine their research interests with questions of theory and method in the study of religion and contribute to the graduate and undergraduate programs of a religious studies department.

To apply, please upload in PDF format a cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation, CV, and writing sample no longer than 25 pages. Applications must be submitted online and will be given primary consideration if received by November 15, 2021.

For details on preparing the application and applying online click here, and feel free to contact us with questions at religious-studies@northwestern.edu.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

Job Opening: Medieval/EM Jewish Studies at Emory

The Department of History and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, invite applications for a jointly-appointed, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Medieval/Early Modern Jewish History to begin Fall 2022.  Geographical and chronological focus open, but applicants whose teaching and/or research connect European Jewry to other global regions are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2022 and should have excellent relevant language skills.  Applicants should be able to teach pre-modern survey courses in both History and Jewish Studies as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent record in scholarship and an ability to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.  The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the life of both the History Department and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.

Interested candidates should submit: a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) short (article or chapter-length) writing sample, d) sample undergraduate course syllabus, and e) statement in which the candidate reflects upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.  Candidates should request three recommenders to submit letters on their behalf.  All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/93158.  Inquiries can be directed to the chair of the search committee: Prof. Ellie Schainker, eschain@emory.edu.

We will start reviewing applications October 26, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  Applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration.

Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Qualifications

Applicants must have Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2022 and should have excellent relevant language skills.  Applicants should be able to teach pre-modern survey courses in both History and Jewish Studies as well as more specialized courses in their area of expertise.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent record in scholarship and an ability to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.  The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the life of both the History Department and Tam Institute for Jewish Studies.

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit: a) letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) short (article or chapter-length) writing sample, d) sample undergraduate course syllabus, and e) statement in which the candidate reflects upon their experience and vision regarding the teaching and mentorship of students from diverse backgrounds.  Candidates should request three recommenders to submit letters on their behalf. All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/93158

Job: Early Modern Europe or Med, Science and/or Global: Villanova

From H-Net:

The Department of History at Villanova University invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the history of Early Modern Europe or the Early Modern Mediterranean, circa 1400-1700 whose research and teaching interests intersect with the History of Science and/or Global interactions. We seek applicants who have a strong commitment to teaching and can demonstrate an ability to offer compelling courses at undergraduate and M.A. levels. The successful applicant will teach a thematically based core History course of their creation and will be able to offer undergraduate and graduate courses in their areas of specialization. The position begins August 2022. Teaching load 3-2. Ph.D. required at the time the position commences. The application deadline is October 15, 2021. The first round of interviews will be conducted via online video meeting.

Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.villanova.edu and will include the following: a) Cover letter of interest b) Complete curriculum vitae c) Statement of teaching philosophy d) Statement of research agenda including dissertation abstract e) one article or chapter-length writing sample f) Unofficial graduate transcripts; official transcripts required if you are chosen for interview g) Contact information for three references who will receive a secure email link to upload their recommendations. Finalists will be asked to submit statements of their contribution to DEI and the university’s mission.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. The university is in the ethnically and culturally diverse Philadelphia metro region. Diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism are integral components of Villanova University’s mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University’s mission and values. For more information, please see http://www.villanova.edu/artsci/history/

Job Opening: Postdoc in Judeo-Spanish Studies at Northwestern

Northwestern University is advertising the Sava Ranisavljevic Postdoctoral Fellowship in Judeo-Spanish Studies. Deadline to apply Jan. 15, 2020.

Job Ad: Princeton, Europe 1500-1900

Princeton is looking for a tt assistant professor in European history, “from the 16th century to c. 1900,” especially in Southern or Northern Europe.

 

Job Opening: University of Manchester

Lecturer in Spanish Cultural Studies

The University of Manchester

Location: Manchester
Salary: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 5th June 2019
Closes: 4th July 2019
Job Ref: HUM-14058
 

Job Reference: HUM-14058
Location: Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date: 04/07/2019
Salary: £36,261 to £50,132 per annum (according to relevant experience)
Employment Type: Permanent
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Division: Language Based Area Studies
Hours Per week: Full Time

Applications are invited for the post of Lecturer in Spanish Cultural Studies, which is tenable from 1 September 2019.

You must have a PhD in a relevant field and demonstrable teaching experience in Spanish cultural studies at university level. Your research may focus on any aspect of Spanish culture, but the position is not open to those working in the field of Hispanic linguistics. Preference may be given to candidates who work on Spanish visual culture, or who have experience teaching Golden Age literature. Only applicants with high quality publications will be considered. You must be fluent in English and Spanish. Some involvement in the language teaching activities of the department will be non-negotiable. The following would be highly desirable: record of grant capture and PhD supervision, experience of assessing translation at undergraduate level, and experience developing online teaching materials. You must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to empathise with students.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Karl Posso through his senior administrative assistant, Martin Bardell

Email: martin.bardell@manchester.ac.uk

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

Job Opening: Vasco da Gama Chair in Early Modern Portuguese History at Brown

Brown University is advertising a chair in early modern Portuguese History, rank open.

VASCO DA GAMA CHAIR IN THE HISTORY OF PORTUGAL AND THE PORTUGUESE EMPIRE (15th to 18th century)

Brown University: DOF: Portuguese & Brazilian Studies

Location

Providence, RI

Open Date

Jun 5, 2019

Description

The Departments of History and of Portuguese and Brazilian Studies at Brown University invite applications for a tenure-track assistant, tenured associate, or tenured full professorship in the history of early modern (15th to 18th century) Portugal and the Portuguese empire as the Vasco da Gama Chair in Early Modern Portuguese History. The successful candidate must be an accomplished scholar who is familiar with sources and archives of early modern Portugal and its global empire, including its African, Asian, and/or American colonial territories. The candidate should also have native or near-native competence in Portuguese and English and the ability to teach in both languages. Successful candidates will be expected to offer a range of undergraduate and graduate courses within the fields of Portuguese and Iberian history and the history of Portuguese engagements on a global scale. Ph.D. or equivalent is required by time of appointment, which would begin on July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter. Brown University places a high priority on research and teaching excellence and has a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community; interested candidates should speak to their ability to contribute to each of these three areas in a letter of application. In addition to this letter of application, the following documents should be submitted through Interfolio: a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, and the names of three recommenders who agree to submit letters early in the fall upon request from the Committee. Applications received by September 1 will be guaranteed consideration, but the position will remain open until filled or the search discontinued. Specific questions should be addressed to the chair of the search committee at da_gama@brown.edu.

Qualifications

Ph.D. or equivalent is required at the time of application; appointment would begin on July 1, 2020, or as soon as possible thereafter.