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Indiana University Northwest

Department of History, Philosophy, Political Science and Religious Studies

Search for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of History

The History program at Indiana University Northwest is seeking an assistant professor of history (tenure track). The area of specialization is open but we prefer medieval/early modern European history (ability to teach Western Civilization and ancient Greek and Roman history a plus). Start date: August 2012.

Qualifications: Candidates must have their Ph.D. in hand by August 1, 2012.

Please submit a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of reference, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy to Professor Gianluca Di Muzio, Chair, Department of History, Philosophy, Political Science, and Religious Studies, IU Northwest, 3400 Broadway, Gary, IN 46408 by January 9, 2012 for full consideration, but review will continue until the position is filled. Email: [[gdimuzio]]. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and research, and a willingness to engage in service to the department, the campus, and the University.

One of the eight comprehensive universities in the Indiana University system, IU Northwest is located in metropolitan Northwest Indiana, approximately 30 miles southeast of Chicago and 10 miles from the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The campus has a diverse student population of 6,000 and offers Baccalaureate and Master’s degrees in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs in arts and sciences, business and economics, education, nursing and health professions, public and environmental affairs, and social work. IU Northwest emphasizes quality teaching, research and service. As a student-centered campus, IU Northwest is committed to academic excellence characterized by a love of ideas and achievement in learning, discovery, creativity and engagement.

Indiana University Northwest is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The university actively encourages applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities and members of other underrepresented groups.