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Assistant Professor, History of the 20th Century United States

The Yale University Department of History intends to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the twentieth-century United States to begin on July 1, 2020. Candidates in all subfields are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have 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 or equivalent degree 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. All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading at http://apply.interfolio.com/65627. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage but will be requested later. Please contact Caryn Carson, caryn.carson@yale.edu, with any questions. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2019.


Assistant Professor, History of the U.S. West

The Yale University Department of History intends to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in the history of the U.S. West, including Hawaii and the Pacific, to begin on July 1, 2020. Candidates in all subfields are encouraged to apply, including scholars who work on topics related to race, gender, sexuality, indigeneity, empire, and the environment. Applicants should have 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 or equivalent degree 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. All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., statement of research and teaching interests, and a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading at http://apply.interfolio.com/65570. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage but will be requested later. Please contact Caryn Carson, caryn.carson@yale.edu, with any questions. The review of applications will begin October 1, 2019.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Modern Middle East History

The Yale University Department of History intends to make an appointment in Modern Middle East history to begin on July 1, 2020. The successful candidate may be appointed at the rank of full or associate professor with tenure, or at the rank of untenured assistant professor. Applications are invited from senior scholars who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field. Applications are also invited from early-career historians with strong potential for achievement in scholarship and undergraduate and graduate teaching. We welcome applications from historians currently teaching at other universities, as well as from recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree 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. All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading at http://apply.interfolio.com/66542. Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage but may be requested later. Please contact Dana Lee (dana.lee@yale.edu) with any questions. The review of applications will begin October 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Medieval European History

The Yale University Department of History intends to make an appointment in Medieval European history to begin on July 1, 2020. The successful candidate may be appointed at the rank of full or associate professor with tenure, or at the rank of untenured assistant professor. Applications are invited from senior scholars who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field. Applications are also invited from early-career historians with strong potential for achievement in scholarship, undergraduate and graduate teaching, and intellectual leadership. We welcome applications from historians currently teaching at other universities, as well as from recent PhDs and those who expect their PhD or equivalent degree 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. All applicants should submit a letter of application, C.V., a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading at http://apply.interfolio.com/66221 .  Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage but may be requested later. Please contact Denise Scott (denise.scott@yale.edu) with any questions or Noel Lenski (noel.lenski@yale.edu) and Marci Shore (marci.shore@yale.edu). The review of applications will begin November 1, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.