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October 22, 2012

JOB: Endowed Chair in Russian and East European Intellectual History, UIC

Deadline: December 15, 2012

The Department of History in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications and nominations for the “Edward and Marianna Thaden Chair in Russian and East European Intellectual History.” We seek a scholar who works on intellectual history, broadly defined, with a focus on Russia, Eastern Europe, Russia’s western borderlands, or ethnic and religious minorities within these regions. The successful candidate will be an associate or full professor and have a strong record of scholarly and teaching accomplishments. Preference will be given to applicants whose research and teaching interests will strengthen one or both of the department’s graduate concentrations: Work, Race and Gender in the Urban World; and Encounters, Ethnographies, and Empires.

Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is a Carnegie Research/Extensive University with 16,000 undergraduates, 6,500 graduate students and 3,000 professional students. Chicago is home to the largest concentration of Russian and East Europeans outside of Europe. The Thaden Chair will join an active interdisciplinary group of scholars and teachers in Central and East European and Slavic Studies. For fullest consideration, applicants must complete an on-line application at https://jobs.uic.edu and attach a letter of application, a c.v., a writing sample, and the names and email addresses of at least three references by December 15, 2012.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative action/Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information contact Professor Keely Stauter-Halsted, Hejna Chair in the History of Poland and Search Committee Chair, at stauterh@uic.edu.

Posted by jychai at October 22, 2012 11:58 AM