Professor/Associate Professor - Clark Chair in Early Modern European History

Rochester, New York
Aug 30, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of History at the University of Rochester invites applications for the Gladys I. and Franklin W. Clark Chair in History. Candidates should be in the field of early modern European history (broadly understood to mean the period from roughly 1600 to 1815 and all areas of Europe, including northern and western Europe, the Balkans, Mediterranean, Scandinavia, and eastern/central Europe). We are looking for an established, mid-career scholar at the associate or full professorial rank who will complement existing and developing strengths in our graduate and undergraduate programs. We welcome all approaches to historical study and encourage applications from those versed in interdisciplinary and digital methodologies. In general, we seek a recognized scholar who is eager to find creative ways to work with several different departments and participate in the University of Rochester’s new Early Worlds Initiative as well as its burgeoning Humanities Center.

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from groups underrepresented in higher education. To apply, visit and submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, article-length writing sample, and the names and contact information for three references by November 1, 2018. Review of applications will begin on November 1 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about the position or the Department of History, please contact Stewart Weaver, Interim Chair, Department of History, University of Rochester ([email protected]).

The University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.

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