Thursday, March 15, 2007

Position at Western Michigan

Position Advertisement: Assistant Professor of Medieval History

Medieval World. Western Michigan University invites applications for a
tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, beginning fall
2007, pending budgetary approval. Ph.D. required by time of appointment.
Teaching experience and publications preferred. Geographic and temporal
specialization open. The department seeks a colleague whose specialization
will complement existing strengths among our faculty. The successful
candidate will have an active research agenda and will participate in the
graduate and undergraduate teaching mission of the department, including
the Ph.D. program in medieval history and the M.A. program in Medieval
Studies. Ability to teach World History is desirable. The Carnegie
Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76
public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with
high research activity. WMU, a student-centered research university in
Kalamazoo, Michigan, is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages
applications from underrepresented groups. Review of applications will
begin March 12, 2007*, and continue until the position is filled. Send
letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, academic
transcripts and three letters of recommendation to: Chair, Medieval Search
Committee, Department of History, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo,
MI 49008-5334. 269-387-4650. FAX 269-387-4651.

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