Polish History/Literature/Film in Chicago

posted by Katalin Teller on 2009/03/09 23:34

[ Faculty Positions ]

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications and nominations for the "Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in the History of Poland" and the "Stefan and Lucy Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature." Application deadline: April 3, 2009.

Both positions include permanently endowed funds for research enhancements and graduate assistantships. The successful candidate will be an associate or full professor and have a strong record of scholarly and teaching accomplishments in the fields of Polish history, literature, or film studies. Period of study within these areas is open.

Located in the heart of Chicago, UIC is a Carnegie Research/Extensive University with 16,000 undergraduates, 6,500 graduate students, and 3,000 professional students. This is an exciting time for Polish Studies at UIC: we will ultimately be hiring three "Hejna" chairs in Polish studies; we have the largest undergraduate Polish program in the country; and we have a newly established graduate concentration in Central and Eastern European Studies.

Appointments are eligible to begin 16 August 2009, but search will remain open until filled. For fullest consideration, applications must be received by April 3, 2009. The salary is highly competitive based on qualifications. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an AA/EOE.

Applicants should send a full curriculum vitae, and names and full contact information of four references to: Marsha Figaro, Chief of Staff, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, 601 S. Morgan Street (MC 228), Chicago, Illinois 60607.