Friday, 20 January 2012

Job Posting--Head of the History Department at UTC

There is an open position for the chair of the history department at UTC.

Here is the ad:

Department Head/History

Chattanooga, TN

The Department of History at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga invites applications for the position of head of the Department of History. This is a tenurable position with appointment to begin August 1, 2012. Applicants must be at associate or full professor level; the field of specialization is open but candidates must have a PhD in history. The successful candidate must have administrative experience or show evidence of administrative skills, and have the ability to foster and maintain collaborative relationships within the department, with other programs and departments throughout the university, with the administration, and with external agencies. Applicants should have a strong record of excellence in teaching and evidence of scholarly productivity. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2012; while preference will be given to applications received by that date, the review will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should send all materials electronically to Dr. John Phillips, Department of History Head Search Committee Chair, at Dossiers should include a letter of interest, current c.v., evidence of administrative experience, statement of teaching and administrative philosophy, a representative article or book chapter, and three letters of recommendation from individuals who can attest to teaching, research, and administrative expertise. When sending materials please reference the title of the position. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an equal AA/Title VI & IX Section 504/ADA/ADEA/EOE. Further information about the department is available at

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