The University of Michigan Department of History announces an open search for a tenure-track position to fill the Alex Manoogian Chair in Modern Armenian History. The Alex Manoogian Chair is an endowed chair established for the purpose of teaching courses in Armenian history, politics and culture, and creating a locus of Armenian historical studies at the University of Michigan. UM’s Department of History seeks a dynamic colleague with a sound record of both scholarly achievement and successful teaching that covers the full range of Armenian history, with emphasis on the modern (since the 18th century) period, and the relationship of that history to the wider region and the larger issues of world history. The holder of this position is also expected to play a central role in the Armenian Studies Program, an endowed program housed in the International Institute.
We welcome applications from scholars in a position to contribute to a tradition of academic excellence and intellectual distinction at UM’s Department of History. To ensure full consideration, materials must be received by November 1, 2014.Please send: a letter of interest, a career summary, a C.V., a statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, evidence of teaching excellence, the names of three available referees, and any other supporting material you wish to Prof. Kathleen Canning, Chair, History Department, 1029 Tisch Hall, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1003; telephone 734-763-2289; fax 734-647-4881 or by email to chamlin “at” umich.edu. Women and minority scholars are encouraged to apply, and the university is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.