The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor in United States History

Job description

The Department of History invites applications for the full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in United States history.


The appointed candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students on subjects related to American history, be active in research, publishing, and the dissemination of knowledge, and contribute to the activities of the University.

Affiliated with the Department of History, the successful candidate will be half time with the Faculty graduate program in International Studies.


Ph. D in History (by the time of job commencement). All research areas (from the colonial period to the present) of interest to the Department of History and International Studies Program will be considered.
Excellent publication and research record in American history.

Demonstrated ability to provide high quality university teaching
An adequate knowledge of the French written and spoken language or a strong commitment to mastering the proficiency level required, in accordance to Université de Montréal’s Language Policy. An institutional learning support program is offered to all professors wishing to learn French or improve their communication skills.

How to submit your application

The application file should contain the following documents:

A cover letter; Application must include in the cover letter one of the following statements: “I am a citizen/ permanent resident of Canada.” or “I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.”
A curriculum vitae;
Recent publications or research papers; Your teaching philosophy (maximum one page); A presentation of your research program (maximum two pages); Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the department chair by the referees.

Application file and letters of recommendation must be sent by email by November 15th, 2021 to:

Mr. Jacques Y. Perreault, Chair

Department of History
Faculté des arts et des sciences, Université de Montréal
Phone: 514 343-6111, extension 41339
Contact email:
Website – Department of History:
Website – International Studies: