The Department of Medical History and Bioethics in the School of
Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in the
history of American public health; period of specialization open.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. by the start of the appointment and
demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly
research. The selected candidate will actively engage in the
intellectual life of our faculty with diverse temporal,
geographical, methodological, and disciplinary interests. A
commitment to medical education, as well as undergraduate and
graduate education, is essential. The successful candidate will
engage in significant ongoing research and publication, and will
offer courses at all levels, including introductory courses in the
history of American public health, as well as other more
specialized courses in the candidate’s field of interest. The
successful candidate will also perform department, university, and
professional service as appropriate for faculty rank. The
appointment is expected to begin in July 2022.
Instructions to Applicants: Interested
candidates should find the position announcement at jobs.wisc.edu,
click on "Apply Now" and submit a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, and a chapter- or article-length writing sample. Candidates
will be asked to provide contact information for three references;
they will each receive an electronic link through which they can
upload a signed letter of reference.
For full consideration, all materials (application letter, CV,
writing sample, and three letters of reference) must be received no
later than midnight (CT), Friday, October 15,
2021. Applications will be accepted until the
position is filled.