Job Announcement: The University of Kansas Hall Distinguished Professor in British History

The Department of History at the University of Kansas invites nominations and applications for the endowed position of Hall Distinguished Professor of British History. We seek a scholar of Britain and its Empire who, in research and teaching, positions Britain in global networks and contexts. Period and region of specialization is open. Candidates should have a distinguished international reputation for research and publication, offer evidence of significant professional activity beyond the university level, and demonstrate strong teaching and mentoring abilities.
 This position will be awarded with tenure, and is endowed with substantial research support and a reduced teaching load. Expectations are for substantial and continuing research productivity, a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching in a range of courses, and service to the department, college, and university commensurate with rank.
 The Department and College have a strong interest in candidates with demonstrated experience in constructing or contributing to a diverse and inclusive learning environment. We especially welcome applications from women, persons of color, and members of groups underrepresented in their academic fields.
For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to:  A complete online application includes the following materials:  cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three professional references.  For additional information about the position, please contact Search Committee Chair Beth Bailey; email: Initial review of applications will begin November 15, 2018 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool.

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