Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor

The Department of History at NYU invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor from scholars whose work focuses on the United States in the World.  We define this field broadly to encompass all aspects of US foreign relations and international engagement, including scholarship informed by cultural and intellectual issues in transnational contexts. Completed PhD is a requirement.  Position is to begin September 1, 2014, pending budgetary and administrative approval.  Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching. 

Applicants should apply online by submitting a c.v., a letter of application, three letters of reference, and a short writing sample such as an article or chapter.  We will begin reviewing applications by November 1, 2013; the deadline for applications is November 15, 2013.  To apply, click here.
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Assistant Professor of Russian History


The Department of History and the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies seek a tenure-track, assistant professor of Russian history since 1917, including the USSR and post-Soviet Russia. Position is to begin September 1, 2014, pending budgetary and administrative approval. Duties will include undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Applicants should apply online by submitting a cover letter, a CV, and a writing sample such as a chapter of a dissertation, a chapter of a manuscript or book, or a research article, and the names of three referees.  The deadline for the receipt of all materials is October 15, 2013. Preliminary interviews will be held at the ASEEES convention in Boston in November.  To apply, click here.




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