The Department of History at Tufts University seeks a tenure-stream historian of Britain and the World in the 19th and 20thcenturies, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Specialists in all subfields are welcome to apply. Candidates will be expected to teach two courses per semester, in a rotation that includes British history survey courses as well as advanced courses that take a deeper dive into a region within the empire and/or themes such as race, gender, environment, conflict, capital, labor, colonialism, and anti-colonialism. This position offers the opportunity of engagement with the International Relations program, the Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora, and other related programs and departments. The appointment commences September 1, 2023.
Qualifications: A PhD in History at time of hire and evidence of strong scholarly accomplishment or potential required; strong teaching experience preferred.
Application Instructions: Applications should include a letter of application that includes evidence of the candidate’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence, a CV, a writing sample, and three letters of reference which should be directly uploaded to Interfolio by recommenders. All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/111394. Application letters should be addressed to Professor Alisha Rankin, Search Committee Chair. Please direct questions to Annette Lazzara, Department Administrator, at Annette.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications begins October 1, 2022 and continues until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in late October or early November.
The Department of History fully supports the university’s commitment to anti-racism.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.