The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor of history of the Russian Empire, including its constituent lands and peoples (18th or 19th century). The successful applicant will have a PhD in History or equivalent (by the job start date) and will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on the Russian Empire and to work closely with the Center for Russia, East Europe and Central Asia (CREECA). We are especially interested in candidates with a PhD in History (or equivalent) whose research and teaching examine the relationship of their region or specialization to the wider world.
The ideal candidates will actively engage in the intellectual life of our large history faculty with temporally, geographically, and methodologically diverse interests, and also embrace departmental commitments to undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidates will engage in significant ongoing research and publication and perform department, university, and professional service as well as public outreach as appropriate for faculty rank. The Department of History is committed to increasing diversity in the campus community. Candidates are encouraged to identify and articulate in their cover letter and/or teaching statement how they would build on their prior experiences to help create a climate of inclusivity.
The successful candidate will teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, engage in scholarly research, and participate in University and professional service.