University of Oklahoma: College of Arts and Sciences: Classics and Letters
Location: Norman, OK
Open Date: February 2019
The Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage (IACH) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) seeks an established and nationally recognized scholar to hold the newly established Sanders Family Chair in Law and Liberty. The position is at the associate or full professor level and will be jointly appointed in the Department of Classics & Letters and the successful candidate's home disciplinary department or College, e.g., History or Political Science (both in the College of Arts and Sciences), or the College of Law.
The successful candidate will contribute to the core mission of the IACH, a vibrant interdisciplinary center for the study of American constitutionalism housed in Classics & Letters. The IACH has four faculty lines and over 30 affiliated faculty across the university who offer courses to over 100 undergraduates majoring or minoring in Constitutional Studies.
We seek a candidate with a teaching and research profile that would include, but not be limited to, the ancient roots of law, liberty, and self?governance; the development of republican thought and ideas of liberty and the rule of law in the modern world; and the historical and ideological background of the American founding.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. (or a J.D. for exceptional candidates with established records of scholarly excellence) and a substantial scholarly record in a discipline related to the core mission of the IACH. The successful candidate should also have an established commitment to teaching and mentoring undergraduate students, as well as experience in graduate teaching and mentoring, or clear potential for excellence in this area. The teaching load will be three courses a year (2?1).
Interested applicants should initially submit a letter of interest, a current C.V., and three letters of reference via ByCommittee (http://apply.interfolio.com/59901). The position will begin August 2020.
The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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