Assistant Professor

Princeton, NJ
Jan 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

History - 22300  

Position Summary
Modern European History. Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. Anticipated start date, September 1, 2017. The Department of History at Princeton University invites applications from scholars who specialize in the history of Modern Europe, 1800 to the present. We particularly encourage applications from candidates whose expertise complements, rather than duplicates, the department's existing strengths in British, French and German history. Review of files will begin October 3, 2016, but applications will be considered until the department chooses to close the search. Candidates should send a dossier that includes a detailed cover letter, CV, and one-page dissertation or book abstract. Applicants should also provide contact information for at least three recommenders as part of the online application process. For candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D., the recommendation of the principal advisor must include precise information on the present status of the dissertation and the likelihood of completion by summer 2017.

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This position is subject to the University's background check policy.  

Essential Qualifications
Candidates should have a commitment to teaching and research.  

Preferred Qualifications

Directory Title
Assistant Professor  
Job Function
Regular Faculty  
FR 040  
Standard Hours
Full Time  
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly
Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly
Work Schedule, if other than standard hours
Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable  
Education Required
Other-see essential qualifications  
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying
Complete the online application and click "Apply to this Posting" at the top of the posting details page.  
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