Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business History
Wichita State University - Kansas

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Garvey Distinguished Professor of Business

Wichita State University

The Department of History at Wichita State University invites
applications for the Willard W. Garvey Distinguished Professor of
Business History at the Associate or full Professor level. The
Garvey Professor will be a senior scholar with a distinguished
record of research in American Business History, and will be
expected to maintain an excellent research and publication program.
In addition, the Garvey Professor will be expected to teach
undergraduate and graduate courses in the field of specialty, as
well as direct M.A. theses, in an urban-serving university with a
diverse student population. The teaching load is two courses per
semester. It is further expected that he/she will take advantage of
the opportunity to teach courses, usually one per academic year,
for the W. Frank Barton School of Business. The successful
candidate must hold a doctorate, have credentials appropriate for
appointment as a distinguished tenured professor, and demonstrate
evidence of excellent teaching. Desirable subfields would include
20th-Century U.S., Economic History, and Philanthropy. Wichita is
the largest city in Kansas, with a metropolitan area of over
600,000. WSU has a long history of university-community
partnerships that provides faculty with excellent opportunities for
close working relationships with state and local government,
nonprofit organizations and businesses. The city has a wide array
of cultural and social amenities. Money magazine has named Wichita
a Top 10 Best Place to live, based on factors of affordability,
short and easy commutes, education and a high level of public
safety. Deadline for applications is Feb. 25, 2011. In addition to
completing the online faculty profile at , candidates
must, by Feb. 25, 2011, have sent by postal mail three letters of
reference to Dr. Willard Carl Klunder, Department of History, Box
45, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67260-0045. AA/E0E. Women
and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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