Current Job Searches

History of Science

The Yale University Department of History intends to make a senior tenured appointment at the professorial level in the history of science—broadly conceived—beginning July 1, 2016. Preference will be given to historians who can play a leadership role in Yale’s renowned Program in the History of Science and Medicine (HSHM) and whose work extends beyond the Program’s current strengths in the twentieth-century United States. Candidates should expect to demonstrate exceptional qualities of scholarship, teaching, and University citizenship. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching in HSHM. The search committee will begin considering applications on October 15, 2015. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a statement about their work and professional plans to Professor John Harley Warner, chair, History of Science Search Committee, c/o Barbara McKay, Department of History, Yale University, at barbara.mckay@yale.edu or at P.O. Box 208324, New Haven, CT 06520-8324.


Modern Russian/Soviet History

The Yale University Department of History intends to make a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in Russian/Soviet history since 1880, beginning July 1, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the entire modern period.  Applications are invited from historians with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership. We welcome applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as from recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD by the time of appointment.  Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women,  underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities.  Submit letter of application, C.V., statement of research and teaching interests, a chapter-length writing sample prepared for blind reading, and three letters of reference at http://apply.interfolio.com/29851.  The review of applications will begin September 8, 2015.

Search Chair: Paul Bushkovitch, Admin: Denise Scott


Colonial and/or West or East African History

The Yale University Department of History intends to make a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in colonial and/or post-colonial West or East African history, beginning on July 1, 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in 19th and 20th century history, emphasizing East or West Africa, to complement the Department’s existing strengths in pre-colonial, Equatorial and Southern African history. Applications are invited from historians with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership. We welcome applications from historians who already hold teaching positions, as well as recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD by the time of appointment. Yale University is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities. Submit letter of application, C.V., statement of research interests, a teaching statement or sample syllabus, a chapter length writing sample prepared for blind reading, and three letters of references at http://apply.interfolio.com/30176.  The review of applications will begin on September 15, 2015.

Search Chair: Robert Harms, Admin: Dana Lee