Assistant Professor of History - Modern Western Europe

University of Pennsylvania in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 24, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

MODERN WESTERN EUROPE.  The Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in modern western Europe from 1789-1989, including Britain but excluding Germany.  Field is open and we welcome national and transnational approaches. The candidate will participate in the undergraduate and graduate teaching mission of the Department.  Receipt of the Ph.D. is expected by the time of appointment.


Submit applications online at Include a letter of  application, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the contact information of three individuals who will provide a letter of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website.  If the writing sample is part of a dissertation or larger project, include an abstract statement explaining the writing samples relationship to the larger project.  Review of applications will begin November 7, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place at the American Historical Association annual meeting in New York.


The Department of History is strongly committed to Penns Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see:  The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE.  Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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