Associate Professor - Colonial and Modern History of India - (FAC001803)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The History Department at the University of Houston seeks to appoint a colleague for a tenure-track position as an Associate Professor specializing in the history of Colonial and Modern India, especially the history of medicine, environment and disease . The candidate should have ten years of teaching experience, and offer introductory, upper level and graduate courses not only on the history of medicine in Colonial and Modern India, but also on Imperialism and Decolonization, Global Empires, and Forensic science in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The candidate's scholarly potential should be reflective of receiving a number of pre- and-post-doctoral dissertation fellowships. The standard teaching load is two courses per semester.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in the History of Medicine. They should have a professional dedication to teaching and to pursuing an active research agenda. A strong record of publications, including monographs, journal articles, and book chapters are required for the appointment to the position. Additionally, participation in departmental programs, service and governance are expected. The successful candidate will join a cohort of historians of medicine dedicated to excellence in teaching and scholarship in areas such as, borderlands, empire, colonial/postcolonial medicine in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, environmental, race and ethnicity, gender, women, family as well as transnational historians of energy, labor, immigration, revolution and technology.

We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of Houston is a Carnegie designated Tier One Public Research University. Complete applications should include a letter of introduction, CV, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications by 5 May 2021 for full consideration. Questions regarding the application or position may be forwarded to Dr. Philip Howard. Applicants are to apply at under the faculty employment link. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :

Ph.D. in the History of Medicine

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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