Northeastern University, History Department
Early Atlantic World History - Assistant Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Tenure Track Faculty|
The Department of History at Northeastern University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the early modern Atlantic World, to begin in Fall 2012.
Northeastern is a nationally ranked research university with more than 43,000 applications for a freshman class of 2,800. Northeastern provides experiential learning opportunities around the world for its 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university has a strong urban mission along with a global perspective to educate students and to create and translate knowledge to meet societal needs. In 1994 the Department launched its pioneering Ph.D. program in World History, which was highly ranked by the NRC in its recent assessment (Chronicle of Higher Education 9/30/10). The Department has special interests in the areas of public history; the digital humanities; health and the environment; citizenship, gender and race; war and conflict.
The successful candidate will help to advance the undergraduate world history programs, will contribute to the Department’s innovative graduate world history program, and will participate in a new, College-wide interdisciplinary initiative on the internationalization of the curriculum. A Doctorate degree in History or a related field by the start date is required.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest, including a statement on teaching, a CV, a statement of current and future research plans, a writing sample of no more than fifty pages, and should have four referees submit confidential letters of reference. To apply visit the College of Social Sciences and Humanities website at: http://www.northeastern.edu/cssh/ and click on the Faculty Positions button. Inquiries about the position may be addressed to Professor Harlow Robinson, Chair of the Atlantic World Search Committee, 249 Meserve Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 or (617) 373-2235. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2011, but the search will remain open until the position is filled. Minorities, women, and persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply. Northeastern University is an AA/EOE committed to diversity and multicultural studies in a global context.
Professor Harlow Robinson, Chair of the Atlantic World Search Committee, 249 Meserve Hall, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115 or (617) 373-2235
|Primary Category:||Atlantic History / Studies