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Assistant Professor of Modern British History
University of Virginia
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August 21, 2013
Charlottesville, Virginia
Full-time - Experienced
Social/Behavioral Sciences
University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.

University of Virginia

Assistant Professor of Modern British History

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Number: 0612724

Posting Summary:
The Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track, full-time assistant professor of modern British history, including Britain in the world. All research fields will be considered. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Anticipated start date is August 25, 2014. For appointment at the assistant professor level, applicants must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. Candidates with ABD status may be considered for the position, with the title of acting assistant professor.

Candidates must apply through Jobs@UVa ( Search on posting number 0612724 and electronically attach a cover letter describing research and teaching interests and experience, and curriculum vitae. Applicants should also submit the names of three references and ask them to send letters directly to:

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013; however, the position will remain open until filled. We plan to hold preliminary interviews in December, by Skype or phone. Questions regarding the position or the application process should be directed to: L. Kent Merritt (434-924-6380; The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia welcomes applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities; we seek to build a culturally diverse environment and are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action in accordance with state and federal laws.

Required Education:
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Preferred Education:
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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

The University of Virginia is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, qualified individuals with disabilities are protected from discrimination and may be entitled to reasonable accommodations to assist in their pursuit of employment at the University. This includes assistance in completing the online job application as well as reasonable accommodations during the interview process. Please contact the UHR Service Center: 434.982.0123 to request assistance.

The University of Virginia is committed to the total development and well-being of all members of the University community students, faculty, staff, and the public. In support of this commitment, the University does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person on the basis of age, citizenship, color, disability, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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