The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Dept. of History at the University of Pennsylvania: Tenure-Track Position

The Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania is searching to fill a tenure-track position this year in Modern Western European History. Details about the position, and links to the online application system are below.
Position Description:

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 sample’s 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 Penn’s 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.