The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

Oakland U – tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medieval European history

The Department of History at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in medieval European history, to begin in August 2013.

The teaching load is 3/2, and teaching responsibilities include the first semester of the European history survey; upper-level courses in area of specialization; and an undergraduate or graduate (M.A.) research seminar.

The successful candidate must have the Ph.D. in hand by August 15, 2013, and must provide strong evidence of scholarly potential and appropriate (college-level) teaching experience.

Application materials should be submitted online at

and should include the following:
•    cover letter
•    curriculum vitae
•    an article-length sample of scholarship
•    graduate transcripts (official or unofficial)
•    syllabi, if available
•    three confidential letters of recommendation.
Review of applications will begin on December 5, 2012, and will continue until the position is filled.  Queries should be directed to the search committee chair, Prof. Derek Hastings, at

Oakland University is a public institution with an enrollment of over 19,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in the Detroit metro area in Rochester, a city named by CNN and Money Magazine as one of the “Top 100 Best Places to Live.” Oakland University offers competitive salaries with benefits and research support.