Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor in Medieval European History, Union College (Deadline 15 November 2021)

The History Department at Union College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Medieval European History, c. 500-1400, (including Medieval Mediterranean History and/or Islamic World). The applicant should be conversant in the methods of digital history. A demonstrated potential for successful research and publication is highly desirable. This position will begin in Fall 2022, conditional upon budgetary capacity.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop coursework a) in European history from c. 500 to 1400, including the Renaissance; b) focused on transcultural commercial, religious, and intellectual contacts/exchanges, primarily in the fields stated above, with courses in the Islamic World being particularly desirable; and c) in digital history. Other curricular responsibilities will include offering a junior seminar for majors; supervision of the two-term senior project; and participation in the college’s general education curriculum. Involvement in the Religious Studies Program and/or interdisciplinary programs is anticipated. The normal teaching load at Union College is six courses over three trimesters.

Published by charlottecook

Charlotte Cook graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor’s degree in European History from Washington & Lee University in 2019. In 2020 she received her Master’s degree in History of Art from the Courtauld Institute of Art, earning the classification of Merit. Her research explores questions of royal patronage, both by and in honor of rulers, in fourteenth- and fifteenth-century England. She has worked as a researcher and collections assistant at several museums and galleries, and plans to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2022.

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