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Tenure-track assistant professor appointment in African history

The Yale University Department of History intends to make a tenure-track assistant professor appointment in African History, to begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to research and teach courses in any area of colonial and / or post-colonial Sub-Saharan African history, excluding South Africa. 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 anonymous reading, and three letters of reference at http://apply.interfolio.com/51286.  Please contact Dana Lee dana.lee@yale.edu or Daniel Magaziner daniel.magaziner@yale.edu with any questions. The review of applications will begin on September 15, 2018.


Open-rank appointment in South Asian history

The Yale University Department of History intends to make an open-rank appointment in South Asian history to begin on July 1, 2019. 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 junior 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 from those who expect their PhD by 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., and statements of research and teaching interests. Untenured applicants should also submit a chapter-length sample prepared for anonymous reading as well as three letters of reference.  Please apply to https://apply.interfolio.com/51292.  Please contact Caryn Carson (caryn.carson@yale.edu) with questions about the application process, or David Engerman (david.engerman@yale.edu) with nominations.  The review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.


Modern European history

The Yale University Department of History intends to make one or more senior appointments in modern European history since 1750, in any field or region excluding Russia, beginning July 1, 2019.  Applications are welcome from scholars at the level of advanced associate or full professor who have demonstrated exceptional scholarship and teaching as well as leadership in their field and the profession. 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., and statement of research and teaching interests to https://apply.interfolio.com/51553   Letters of reference are not required at this initial stage.  Please contact Denise Scott (denise.scott@yale.edu) with questions about the application process. The review of applications will begin October 31, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.


Tenure-track assistant professor appointment in history of science and medicine

Yale University’s Program in History of Science and Medicine seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor with expertise in transnational or cross-cultural history of science, technology, health, or the body, to begin July 1, 2019. As a member of the Program in the History of Science and Medicine, the successful candidate will be appointed fully in the Department of History. The search is open to scholars studying any era and any region, with a preference for scholarship that ranges beyond Europe and the United States. 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 submit a letter of application, C.V., statement of research interests, a teaching statement or sample syllabus, a chapter length writing sample prepared for anonymous reading, and three letters of reference at http://apply.interfolio.com/52990.  Review of applications will begin September 15, 2018 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Questions can be addressed to Erica Lee, erica.lee@yale.edu.


Tenure-track assistant professor appointment in Japanese history

The Yale University Department of History intends to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor specializing in the history of the Japanese colonial empire, to begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses on the history of the Japanese empire and its legacies, and should be capable of conducting research in both Japanese and one other relevant language (such as Chinese or Korean). We encourage applications from historians of any country or region affected by Japanese imperial expansion, as well as those who consider connections across and within the empire.  The ability and willingness to teach classes on the mid-20th century Asia-Pacific wars is highly desirable. 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 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 anonymous reading, and three letters of reference at http://apply.interfolio.com/53231. Please contact Caryn Carson caryn.carson@yale.edu or Daniel Botsman daniel.botsman@yale.edu with any questions. The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018.


Open-rank appointment in Southeast Asian history

The Yale University Department of History intends to make an open-rank appointment in Southeast Asian history to begin on July 1, 2019. 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 from those who expect their PhD by time of appointment. The department especially invites applicants who specialize in fields of Southeast Asian history other than Cambodian or Vietnamese history. 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., and statements of research and teaching interests. Untenured applicants should also submit a chapter-length sample prepared for anonymous reading as well as three letters of reference.  Please apply to  http://apply.interfolio.com/53275.  Please contact Caryn Carson (caryn.carson@yale.edu) with questions about the application process, or Ben Kiernan (ben.kiernan@yale.edu) with nominations. The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.