UAF CLA Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Northern European History

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Liberal Arts
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

Looking to combine your sense of adventure with a meaningful intellectual pursuit? Would you like to start a discussion with students in Alaska about the history of modern Northern Europe? Then apply here!


10Service – Department service such as serving on search committees or adhoc committees and service to the College of Liberal Arts, the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and the communityEssential
20Research – develop and maintain a research program focused on the history of modern Northern EuropeEssential
70Teaching – teaching 3-6 undergraduate courses in History and graduate courses in the Arctic and Northern Studies Program in the academic year, and advising students. Teaching survey courses in Western Civilization, and the ability to offer face to face, hybrid, and on-line coursesEssential

The University of Alaska Fairbanks Department of History invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Northern European History with an anticipated start date of August 2019. The responsibilities of this position support the University of Alaska Fairbanks' tripartite mission of teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain a research program focused on the history of modern Northern Europe, and teach undergraduate-level courses for the History Department and graduate-level courses in support of the interdisciplinary Arctic and Northern Studies MA Program. Areas of specialization must include modern Northern Europe. Supplementary expertise in Digital, World, or Women’s, history is welcomed. Additional duties include teaching survey courses in Western Civilization, and the ability to offer face to face, hybrid, and on-line courses. Teaching responsibilities also include advising students. 

Required Education & Experience:

PhD (minimum ABD) in Northern European History at time of appointment. Teaching at the university level. Demonstrated potential for excellence in research. Expertise in the modern Northern European history. Ability to teach a Western Civilization survey.

Please submit:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcripts/certificates/licenses as appropriate
  4. Names of three professional references with phone and email contact information
  5. Philosophy of teaching and research statement
  6. Article length essay or published work

To ensure consideration please submit your application and documents by February 10, 2019, 11:55 PM Alaska Standard Time. An initial review will begin February 11, 2019. The position will be open until filled.


If you need assistance applying to this posting, please contact CLA Human Resources at 907-474-1134. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application and screening process should contact UAF Human Resources office at 907-474-7700.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Union Representation:

This position is represented by United Academics (UNAC).

Training Policy:

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