Ambrose-Hesseltine Chair in U.S. Military History
The Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks
applicants for the Ambrose-Hesseltine Chair in U.S. Military History
beginning August 2009. This is an open-ranked search; recent Ph.D.s,
assistant, associate, and full professors are strongly encouraged to apply.
We seek candidates offering promise or evidence of excellence as scholars
and instructors, combining a background in traditional military history
with innovative research and teaching interests.
Candidates must hold the Ph. D. prior to start of appointment. For full
consideration applications must be received by October 31, 2008 which
include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of
recommendation, two sample syllabi (one for a survey course addressing
the full span of US military history from colonial times to the present, and
another for an advanced or topical course), and a writing sample (not to
exceed 50 pages). If the writing sample is a section of a larger book
manuscript or dissertation, please include an abstract and table of contents
or a statement of how the writing sample fits in with the larger project.
Please send all materials to: Ms. Nicole Hauge, Department of History,
U.S. Military History Search Committee, University of Wisconsin-
Madison, 3211 George Mosse Humanities Building, 455 North Park Street,
Madison, WI 53706-1405.
Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the American Historical
Association Annual Meeting in New York. The UW-Madison is an equal
opportunity employer and is committeed to creating a diverse and inclusive
community. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information
regarding applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be
guaranteed confidentiality. A criminal background check may be required
prior to employment.