2 Tenure-track positions in U.S. History at Univ. of Chicago

The History Department at the University of Chicago is beginning several searches in the U.S. history. One position is open at the assistant or beginning associate professor level in pre-1800 U.S. history, and the other at the assistant professor level in U.S. history from 1800-1930. Both positions are tenure-track, and require PhD in hand by July 1st, 2014. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials by October 1st, 2013. Continue reading for full descriptions.

Pre-1800 US History. The History Department at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship or recently tenured associate professorship in pre-1800 U.S. history, to begin in the autumn quarter 2014. Area of specialization open, although the Department encourages candidates to apply who are working in any subfield from transnational or global perspectives. In addition, the Department encourages applicants working in Native American history. Candidates are expected to have Ph.D. in hand by 1 July 2014. Consideration of applications will begin on 1 October 2013, and will continue until the position is filled or the application deadline of 10 January 2014. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials by 1 October. We anticipate interviewing at the AHA. Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/os4z6fh. Applications are required to include a cover letter, c.v., a dissertation abstract, a chapter-length writing sample and three letters of reference. The University of Chicago is AA/EOE.


U.S. History from 1800-1930. The History Department at the University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in U.S. history from 1800-1930, to begin in the autumn quarter 2014. Area of specialization open, although the Department encourages candidates to apply who are working on environmental history, the history of gender and sexuality, urban history, the history of religion or business history. Candidates are expected to have Ph.D. in hand by 1 July 2014. Consideration of applications will begin on 1 October 2013, and will continue until the position is filled or the application deadline of 10 January 2014. Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials by 1 October. We anticipate interviewing at the AHA. Applicants must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website at http://tinyurl.com/qjdum7r. Applications are required to include a cover letter, c.v., a dissertation abstract, a chapter-length writing sample and three letters of reference. The University of Chicago is AA/EOE.

Mark Philip Bradley
Bernadotte E. Schmitt Professor of International History
Department of History
University of Chicago
1126 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

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