Assistant Professor in Comparative History in CEU

Deadline: 22 February 2015
Open to: PhD holders with the capacity to develop a convincing and innovative methodological program for research and teaching in Comparative History
Remuneration: competitive salary

Description

The Department of History at Central European University (CEU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Comparative History.

CEU’s Department of History focuses on early modern and modern history, with a number of regional concentrations, including Central and Eastern Europe, as well as the Ottoman and Russian Empires and their successor states. With faculty specialized in a number of historical sub-disciplines, it offers as well comparative perspectives on Western Europe and the Middle East.

Eligibility

Applicants must hold a PhD degree or provide documentation that they will receive a PhD by August 2015. Candidates must have the capacity to develop a convincing and innovative methodological program for research and teaching in Comparative History. While the topical focus is open, candidates must be able to connect to focus areas of the department. They seek applicants whose research and teaching accommodate contemporary approaches in social, political, gender, intellectual or cultural history.

Remuneration

The initial appointment as assistant professor is for four years and renewable (starting date August 2015 or January 2016); salary is negotiable and competitive.

Application

Application deadline is 22 February 2015.

Applications should include:

  • a C.V., including language skills
  • a list of publications,
  • an essay-length sample publication,
  • a letter of application including a statement about the applicant’s research and teaching plans,
  • a draft syllabus for a graduate course,
  • the names and addresses of three referees.

Please submit your complete application package to [email protected] including job code in subject line: 2014/075.

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