Assistant Professor of History, Medieval/Early Modern Europe

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Lafayette College: Faculty Positions: History Location

Easton, PA

Open Date

May 20, 2019


Sep 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


Assistant Professor of History, Medieval/Early Modern Europe. The Department of History at Lafayette College invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in July 2020. We seek candidates with a specialization in the history of medieval or early modern Europe. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year, including surveys and specialized courses in European history. We are interested in candidates able to contribute to Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. Questions about the position may be directed to the head of the History Department, Paul Barclay ([email protected]).

Located within 70 miles of New York and Philadelphia, Lafayette College is a highly selective undergraduate institution with significant resources to support faculty members in their teaching and scholarship. We are committed to creating a diverse community that is inclusive, responsive, and supportive of each member of the faculty, student body, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating and maintaining a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer.


Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand by fall 2020.

Application Instructions

Applications, including a letter of application, a c.v., three letters of recommendation, and an article or chapter-length writing sample, must be uploaded to In your application, please address how your scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and/or service might support Lafayette College's commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity statement ( We will request teaching portfolios from candidates who advance to the conference-call stage of the search. The application deadline is September 1, 2019. We anticipate conducting interviews by mid-November.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Lafayette College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, religion, age, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law in its educational programs and activities, admissions, or employment as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of sex); the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of disability); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate on the basis of race, color, or national origin); and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which requires that the College not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin); and other applicable laws and College policies.




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 7/20/2019
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