Postdoctoral Fellow-History Ancient and Medieval Europe

Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton

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Position Summary:

The Department of History at Florida Atlantic University invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in ancient and medieval European history. The successful candidate will exhibit promise of excellence in research and teaching. Research fields and subfield specializations are open, but preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the department’s British History concentration. The teaching load is 2-2 and will include the world history survey, as well as upper-division courses in ancient and medieval European history.

Diversity and Inclusion are core values of the Department of History. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to diversity of thought in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Further information about the Department of History can be found at: Send any inquiries to Dr. Douglas Kanter, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of History, at

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to the Chair of the Department of History.
  • Responsible for teaching, research, and related administrative activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in History or a related field by the time of appointment; promise of excellence in teaching and research.
Demonstrates and supports a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Fosters and creates educational opportunities where all student populations thrive.


Commensurate with Experience.

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Boca Raton

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Finalists for this position will be required to arrange for the submission of two letters of recommendation.

Interviews will be held via Zoom.

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter addressing the candidate’s research and teaching qualifications, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) writing sample (one article, book chapter, or dissertation chapter).

The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

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